adjective pro·grade \ˈprō-ˌgrād\

Definition of PROGRADE

:  having or being a direction of rotation or revolution that is counterclockwise as viewed from the north pole of the sky or a planet

Origin of PROGRADE

Latin pro- forward + English -grade (as in retrograde)
First Known Use: 1967


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