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counterclockwise

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of counterclockwise

in the direction opposite to movement of a clock's hands
  • Turn the screw counterclockwise one full turn.

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The first known use of counterclockwise was in 1888

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“Counterclockwise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterclockwise. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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