clockwise
clockwise clock"wise`, a. & adv. in the same direction as the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; -- said of that direction of a rotation about an axis, or about a point in a plane, which is ordinarily reckoned negative. Also said of the direction of a spiral, in which case the term {right-handed} is more common. Opposite of {counterclockwise}, and {left-handed}.

Syn: right-handed, dextrorotary, dextrorotatory. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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