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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 Rotation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with counterclockwise-rotation


1. Noun Phrase
Reach inside the dryer and rotate the tumbler manually one full counterclockwise rotation to tighten the new belt.

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)

3. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] the act of rotating as if on an axis.

Synonyms

  • pivot
  • motility
  • feathering
  • whirling
  • whirl
  • movement
  • turnout
  • motion
  • supination
  • twisting
  • twirl
  • move
  • wind
  • spiral
  • gyration
  • winding
  • rotary motion
  • twist
  • circumvolution
  • turn
  • spin
  • pronation

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • disjoin
  • uncover
  • closing

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

4. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.).

Synonyms

  • chronological sequence
  • successiveness
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • immobility
  • immotility
  • stand still
  • retreat

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

5. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin.

Antonyms

  • nonmoving

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)

6. rotation

noun. ['roʊˈteɪʃən'] a single complete turn (axial or orbital).

Synonyms

  • turning
  • revolution
  • clockwise rotation
  • dextrorotation
  • counterclockwise rotation
  • turn
  • axial rotation
  • levorotation
  • orbital rotation
  • orbital motion
  • gyration
  • spin
  • roll

Antonyms

  • levorotation
  • nonattendance
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • rotationem (Latin)
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