levororotary levorotatory
counterclockwise coun"ter*clock"wise adj. & adv. in the opposite direction to that in which the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; -- of rotatory motion or spiral direction. Opposite of {clockwise}, or {right-handed}

Note: [Narrower terms: {sinistral} {levororotary, levorotatory}]

Syn: left-handed. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • counterclockwise — coun ter*clock wise adj. & adv. in the opposite direction to that in which the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; of rotatory motion or spiral direction. Opposite of {clockwise}, or {right handed} Note: [Narrower… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sinistral — counterclockwise coun ter*clock wise adj. & adv. in the opposite direction to that in which the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; of rotatory motion or spiral direction. Opposite of {clockwise}, or {right handed} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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