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Meaning of COUNTERCLOCKWISE

Pronunciation:  `kawntur'klâk`wIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
  2. [adj]  in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
 

COUNTERCLOCKWISE is a 16 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: anticlockwise, anticlockwise, contraclockwise, left-handed, levorotary, levorotatory
 
 Antonyms: clockwise, clockwise
 
 See Also: sinistral

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a rebours, a reculons, against the grain, anticlockwise, arear, around, ass-backwards, astern, away, back, backward, backwards, clockwise, earthward, fro, head over heels, heavenward, heels over head, hindward, hindwards, homeward, in a circle, in a spin, in a whirl, in circles, in reverse, landward, larboard, leeward, left, left-hand, leftward, left-wing, left-wingish, levorotatory, liberal, near, nigh, port, radical, rearward, rearwards, retrad, rightward, round, round about, round and round, seaward, sinister, sinistral, sinistrocerebral, sinistrocular, sinistrogyrate, sinistrorse, widdershins, windward
 

 

 

 

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