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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]
adjective or adverb Date: 1890 chiefly British counterclockwise adv. & adj. --adv. in a curve opposite in direction to the movement of the hands of a clock. --adj. moving anticlockwise.
If something is moving also anti-clockwise 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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