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Definition of the adjective counterclockwise

What does counterclockwise mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock

Definition of the adverb counterclockwise

What does counterclockwise mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move
    • example: please move counterclockwise in a circle!
    • synonym of counterclockwise: anticlockwise
    • antonym of counterclockwise: clockwise

Alternative definition of the adverb counterclockwise

adverb

  1. [US] In the direction of rotation opposite from clockwise.

Music

  1. "Counterclockwise" is a musical album of Bobby Previte & Bump.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  2. "Counterclockwise" is a musical album of Uphill Work.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Counterclockwise" is a composition.

Writings

"Counterclockwise" is a book by Roger L. Conlee.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 2006-12-05

Phrases with counterclockwise

  1. counterclockwise rotation
  2. Counterclockwise Nipple Cactus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for counterclockwise

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

A tornado will rotate counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. The direction of rotation may seem counterintuitive, however, because wind flows to the right in the Northern Hemisphere, one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2008)

by S. George Philander

A tornado will rotate counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. The direction of rotation may seem counterintuitive, however, because wind flows to the right in the Northern Hemisphere, one ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Waldemar Karwowski

TABLE 5 Recommended Control Directional Movements Action Desired Control Movement Turn on Turn off Up, right, forward, press inward, clockwise Down, left, rearward, pull outward, counterclockwise Turn or move right Right, clockwise ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2014)

by Andrew Hunt

The counterclockwise rule predicts that ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (2009)

by Ari Ben-Menahem

90° Counterclockwise rotation (-Ri) 180° Counterclockwise rotation ( _R2) 270° Counterclockwise rotation (-R3) Reflection through horizontal axis (H) Reflection through vertical axis (V] Reflection through diagonal joining corners ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Śaivism (2004)

by Swami Parmeshwaranand

Renunciant asectics ought to walk counterclockwise. Worldy enjoyment arises from walking clockwise, emancipation arises from walking counter clockwise; and both worldly enjoyment and emancipation a rise from walking both clockwise and ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2010)

Volume 14: Folklife by Glenn Hinson, William Ferris

When performingin agroup setting, dancers would usuallystep juba ina counterclockwise circle, with boththewords and the steps ina conversational, callandresponse form; the dancing relied on improvisation, lowstep shuffling, and clapping, ...

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey

The fibers are first laid clockwise to make the yarns; the yams are laid counterclockwise to make the strands; the strands are laid clockwise to make the finished rope. To make cable, one more operation is needed: three ropes are then laid ...

Google previewThe Violin/Fiddle Manual and Encyclopedia of Techniques: How to Do Anything on the Instrument (2014)

by Mary Ann Willis

You can get the feel for them by practicing: Beginning on a Down-Bow Clockwise Clockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Low to High String High to Low String ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Music of North America (2013)

by Elaine Keillor, Tim Archambault, John M. H. Kelly

At this event, leaders sing the hupia and lead the participants in a counterclockwise procession to the chosen dance ground. That location must have a pine nut or aspen tree at its center. After prayers the participants must purify themselves ...

Google previewDictionary of Mathematics (1999)

by John Stephen Berry

To specify the direction of the moment we use the terms clockwise or counterclockwise. Counterclockwise moments are taken as positive and clockwise moments are taken as negative. counterclockwise moment O clockwise moment The ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1U1N1T1E1R1C3L1O1C3K5W4I1S1E1

The value of this 16-letter word is 29 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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