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1. counterclockwise

adjective. ['ˌkaʊntɝˈklɔkwaɪz, ˌkaʊnɝˈklɔkwaɪz'] in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock.

Synonyms

  • levorotary
  • sinistral
  • left-handed
  • levorotatory
  • anticlockwise

Antonyms

  • clockwise
  • right-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • adroit

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • clock (English)
  • counter- (English)

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Rhymes with Counterclockwise

  • counterclockwise

Sentences with counterclockwise


1. Noun, singular or mass
By rotating the counterclockwise for a few turns and then clockwise, you will feel the motor shaft spin.

2. Verb, base form
Insert the screwdriver into the screws and turn them counterclockwise until they come out of the vent.

2. counterclockwise

adverb. ['ˌkaʊntɝˈklɔkwaɪz, ˌkaʊnɝˈklɔkwaɪz'] in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • clock (English)
  • counter- (English)
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