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clock·wise

 (klŏk′wīz′)
adv. & adj.
In the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock.

clockwise

(ˈklɒkˌwaɪz)
adv, adj
(Horology) in the direction that the hands of a clock rotate; from top to bottom towards the right when seen from the front

clock•wise

(ˈklɒkˌwaɪz)

adv.
1. in the direction of the rotation of the hands of a clock as viewed from the front or above.
adj.
2. directed clockwise: a clockwise movement.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clockwise - in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
dextral - of or on the right; "a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer"; "a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost"
anticlockwise, contraclockwise, counterclockwise - in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
Adv.1.clockwise - in the direction that the hands of a clock move; "please move clockwise in a circle"
anticlockwise, counterclockwise - in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
Translations
بِاتـِّجَاه عَقَارِب السَّاعَةفي اتِّجاه عَقْرَبَي السّاعَه
ve směru hodinových ručičekpo směru hodinových ručiček
i urets retningmed uret
päripäeva
myötäpäivään
dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montrehorlogiquesens des aiguilles d’une montre
u smjeru kazaljke na satu
óramutató forgásának irányában
réttsælis
右回りに
시계 방향으로
v smere hodinových ručičiek
v smeri urnega kazalca
medsols
ตามเข็มนาฬิกา
theo chiều kim đồng hồ

clockwise

[ˈklɒkwaɪz] ADJ, ADVen el sentido de las agujas del reloj

clockwise

[ˈklɒkwaɪz] advdans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre

clockwise

[ˈklɒkˌwaɪz] advin senso orario

clock

(klok) noun
1. an instrument for measuring time, but not worn on the wrist like a watch. We have five clocks in our house; an alarm clock (= a clock with a ringing device for waking one up in the morning).
2. an instrument for measuring speed of a vehicle or distance travelled by a vehicle. My car has 120,000 miles on the clock.
verb
to register (a time) on a stopwatch etc.
ˈclockwise adverb
in the direction of the movement of the hands of a clock. The children moved clockwise round the room, then anticlockwise.
ˈclockwork noun
machinery similar to that of a clock. a toy which works by clockwork.
clock in/out/on/off
to register or record time of arriving at or leaving work.
clock up
to reach a total of. I've clocked up eight thousand miles this year in my car.
like clockwork
very smoothly and without faults. Everything went like clockwork.
round the clock
the whole day and the whole night. to work round the clock.

clockwise

بِاتـِّجَاه عَقَارِب السَّاعَة ve směru hodinových ručiček med uret im Uhrzeigersinn δεξιόστροφα en el sentido de las agujas del reloj myötäpäivään dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montre u smjeru kazaljke na satu in senso orario 右回りに 시계 방향으로 met de klok mee med solen zgodnie z ruchem wskazówek zegara em sentido horário, no sentido dos ponteiros do relógio по часовой стрелке medsols ตามเข็มนาฬิกา saat yönünde theo chiều kim đồng hồ 顺时针方向
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