Meaning of "anti-clockwise" in Essential English Dictionary

anti-clockwise

adjective, adverb uk /ˌæntiˈklɒkwaɪz/ UK (US counterclockwise)

in the opposite direction from the way the hands (= parts that point to the numbers) of a clock move:

Turn the knob anti-clockwise.

(Definition of “anti-clockwise” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)