counterclockwise

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adverb coun·ter·clock·wise \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈkläk-ˌwīz\

Definition of counterclockwise

  1. :  in a direction opposite to that in which the hands of a clock rotate as viewed from in front

counterclockwise

adjective

1888

First Known Use of counterclockwise

1888


COUNTERCLOCKWISE Defined for English Language Learners

counterclockwise

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adverb coun·ter·clock·wise \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈkläk-ˌwīz\

Definition of counterclockwise for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction opposite to movement of a clock's hands


COUNTERCLOCKWISE Defined for Kids

counterclockwise

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adverb or adjective coun·ter·clock·wise \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈkläk-ˌwīz\

Definition of counterclockwise for Students

  1. :  in a direction opposite to that in which the hands of a clock move



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