HyperDic: counterclockwise

English > 2 senses of the word counterclockwise:
ADVERBallcounterclockwise, anticlockwisein a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move
ADJECTIVEallcounterclockwise, anticlockwise, contraclockwisein the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
counterclockwise > pronunciation
Soundskaw.nerklao'kwayz; kaw.nterklao'kwayz
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > counterclockwise: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock.
Synonymsanticlockwise, contraclockwise
Narrowerlevorotary, levorotatory, left-handedRotating to the left
See alsosinistralOf or on the left
OppositeclockwiseIn the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
Catalannolex
Adverbscounterclockwisein a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move
English > counterclockwise: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move.
Example"please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
Synonymanticlockwise
OppositeclockwiseIn the direction that the hands of a clock move
Catalannolex
Adjectivescounterclockwisein the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock

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