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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock [syn: counterclockwise, anticlockwise, contraclockwise] [ant: clockwise] adv
1: in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!" [syn: counterclockwise, anticlockwise] [ant: clockwise]

Merriam Webster's

adjective or adverb Date: 1890 chiefly British counterclockwise

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. & adj. --adv. in a curve opposite in direction to the movement of the hands of a clock. --adj. moving anticlockwise.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also anti-clockwise If something is moving anticlockwise, it is moving in the opposite direction to the direction in which the hands of a clock move. (BRIT) The cutters are opened by turning the knob anticlockwise. ? clockwise ADV: ADV after v Anticlockwise is also an adjective. (in AM, use counterclockwise) ...an anticlockwise route around the coast. ADJ: ADJ n



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