Anticlockwise

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Anticlockwise Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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


  • Update: Person taken to hospital after accident on M25 between London Colney and St Albans
    There are long delays on the M25 anticlockwise this morning after an accident between London Colney and St Albans resulted in the motorway being closed. Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'
  • Accident closes M25 between London Colney and St Albans
    There are long delays on the M25 anticlockwise this morning after an accident between London Colney and St Albans resulted in the motorway being closed. Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'
  • Toro Rosso drivers ready to experiment the Suzuka's fast corners
    The Suzuka circuit has some unique features, such as the fact it is one of the few anticlockwise venues on the calendar and can boast a figure‑of‑eight layout, featuring a ‘flyover’ section that crosses over turn nine. It’s rather a narrow track and overtaking is therefore difficult under normal circumstances. However, the technical difficulty of various Read more on this news related to 'Anticlockwise'

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