Meaning of “counterclockwise” in the English Dictionary


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

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counterclockwiseadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˌkɑʊn·tərˈklɑkˌwɑɪz/

(moving around) in a direction opposite to that of the hands (= long narrow parts that move) of a clock or watch

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