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English definition of “clockwise”


adjective, adverb     /ˈklɒk.waɪz/ US  /ˈklɑːk-/
in the direction in which the hands (= thin parts that point) of a clock move: Turn the knob clockwise/in a clockwise direction. → Opposite anticlockwise, counterclockwiseWatches and clocks
(Definition of clockwise adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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