Simple Definition of clockwise
: in the direction that the hands of a clock move when you look at it from the front
Full Definition of clockwise
: in the direction in which the hands of a clock rotate as viewed from in front or as if standing on a clock face
Examples of clockwise in a sentence
Turn the screw clockwise to tighten it.
First Known Use of clockwise
Rhymes with clockwise
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CLOCKWISE Defined for Kids
Definition of clockwise for Students
: in the direction in which the hands of a clock turn
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