anticlockwise


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an·ti·clock·wise

 (ăn′tē-klŏk′wīz, ăn′tī-)
adv. & adj.
Counterclockwise.

anticlockwise

(ˌæntɪˈklɒkˌwaɪz)
adv, adj
in the opposite direction to the rotation of the hands of a clock. US equivalent: counterclockwise

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.anticlockwise - in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clockanticlockwise - 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"
Adv.1.anticlockwise - in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock moveanticlockwise - in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
Translations
عَكْس إتِّجاه عَقارِب السَّاعَهعَكْسَ اِتّـجاه عَقْرَبَي السّاعَة
proti směru hodinových ručiček
mod uret
vastapäiväänvastapäiväinen
sens inverse des aiguilles d’une montre
obrnuto od smjera kazaljke na satu
andsælis
左回りに
시계 반대 방향으로
prieš laikrodžio rodyklę
motsols
ทวนเข็มนาฬิกา
saat yönünün aksinesaatin aksi yönünde
ngược chiều kim đồng hồ

anticlockwise

[ˈæntɪˈklɒkwaɪz] (Brit)

anticlockwise

[ˌæntiˈklɒkwaɪz] adj (British)dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d'une montre

anticlockwise

[ˈæntɪˈklɒkwaɪz] adv & adjin senso antiorario

anticlockwise

(ӕntiˈklokwaiz) adverb, adjective
moving in the opposite direction to that in which the hands of a clock move. The wheels turn anticlockwise; in an anticlockwise direction.

anticlockwise

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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