Meaning of “clockwise” in the English Dictionary

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"clockwise" in British English

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clockwiseadjective, adverb

uk /ˈklɒk.waɪz/ us /ˈklɑːk.waɪz/

in the direction in which the hands (= thin parts that point) of a clock move:

Turn the knob clockwise/in a clockwise direction.

(Definition of “clockwise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clockwise" in American English

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clockwiseadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈklɑkˌwɑɪz/

(moving around) in the same direction as the pointers of a clock or watch

(Definition of “clockwise” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)