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Definition of 'counterclockwise'

Adjective

  1. in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
       Synonyms: anticlockwise contraclockwise
       Antonyms: clockwise

Adverb

  1. in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
       Synonyms: anticlockwise
       Antonyms: clockwise


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