|adj. & adv||1.||in the opposite direction to that in which the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; - of rotatory motion or spiral direction. Opposite of |
|Adj.||1.||counterclockwise - in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock|
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 move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"|
clockwise - in the direction that the hands of a clock move; "please move clockwise in a circle"