Anticlockwise

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Anticlockwise Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
  • in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"

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Anticlockwise Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A clockwise movement is one that moves in a circle like the clock's hands: from the top to the right, then down, then to the left, and back to the top.

The opposite of clockwise is counterclockwise or anticlockwise. The movement is from the top to the left, then down, then to the right, and finally back up to the top.



Anticlockwise Sample Sentences in News


  • M25 delays clockwise and anticlockwise
    Traffic on the M25 anticlockwise between J23 and J22 - South Mimms to London Colney - is very slow after an earlier accident. Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'
  • One lane closed on the M25 anticlockwise
    Two fire crews from St Albans were called to the fire at 7.15am - which closed one lane between J22 and J21A. Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'
  • Travel update, Thursday September 18
    HEAVY traffic is causing delays on the M25 this morning.There is also queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Crossing toll booths, with congestion all the way back to J3, M20.This is due to an incident where a lorry hit a pair of horses on the anti-clockwise carriageway on the J30 exit near Lakeside, in Essex, around 7am.Delays are also being repor Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'

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