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coun·ter·clock·wise

 (koun′tər-klŏk′wīz′)
adv. & adj.
In a direction opposite to the rotating hands of a clock.

counterclockwise

(ˌkaʊntəˈklɒkˌwaɪz) or

contraclockwise

adv, adj
US and Canadian in the opposite direction to the rotation of the hands of a clock. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): anticlockwise

coun•ter•clock•wise

(ˌkaʊn tərˈklɒkˌwaɪz)

adj., adv.
in a direction opposite to that of the rotation of the hands of a clock.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.counterclockwise - in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clockcounterclockwise - in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
sinistral - of or on the left; "a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer"; "a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost"
clockwise - in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
Adv.1.counterclockwise - in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock movecounterclockwise - in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
clockwise - in the direction that the hands of a clock move; "please move clockwise in a circle"
Translations
عَكْسَ اِتّـجاه عَقْرَبَي السّاعَةفي اتجاه مُعاكِس لعَقارب السّاعه
proti směru hodinových ručiček
mod uret
vastapäivään
sens inverse des aiguilles d’une montre
obrnuto od smjera kazaljke na satu
左回りに
시계 반대 방향으로
v smeri
motsols
ทวนเข็มนาฬิกา
saat yönünün aksinesaatin aksi yönünde
ngược chiều kim đồng hồ

counterclockwise

[ˈkaʊntəˈklɒkwaɪz] ADV (US) → en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj

counterclockwise

counter-clockwise [ˌkaʊntərˈklɒkwaɪz] (US)
adv [move] → dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d'une montre
adj
in a counter-clockwise direction → dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d'une montrecounter-culture counterculture [ˌkaʊntərˈkʌltʃər] n
(= ideas) → contre-culture f
(= group) → contre-culture fcounter-espionage [ˌkaʊntərˈɛspɪənɑːʒ] ncontre-espionnage m

counterclockwise

[ˌkaʊntəˈklɒkˌwaɪz] adv (Am) → in senso antiorario

counterclockwise

(ˌkauntərˈklokwaiz) adverb, adjective
(American) anticlockwise.

counterclockwise

عَكْسَ اِتّـجاه عَقْرَبَي السّاعَة proti směru hodinových ručiček mod uret entgegen dem Uhrzeigersinn αριστερόστροφα en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj vastapäivään dans le sens contraire des aiguilles d’une montre obrnuto od smjera kazaljke na satu antiorario 左回りに 시계 반대 방향으로 linksom mot klokken przeciwnie do ruchu wskazówek zegara anti-horário, no sentido anti-horário против часовой стрелки motsols ทวนเข็มนาฬิกา saatin aksi yönünde ngược chiều kim đồng hồ 沿逆时针方向
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