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Adjective, Adverb


      -- of rotatory motion.  [WordNet 1.5]
clockwisea. & adv. 
     in the same direction as the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; -- said of that direction of a rotation about an axis, or about a point in a plane, which is ordinarily reckoned negative. Also said of the direction of a spiral, in which case the term right-handed is more common. Opposite of counterclockwise, and left-handed.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


clockwise, adj. & adv. in a curve corresponding in direction to the movement of the hands of a clock.



anticlockwise, around, conservative, counterclockwise, dexter, dextral, dextrocardial, dextrocerebral, dextrocular, dextrogyrate, dextrogyratory, dextropedal, dextrorotary, dextrorse, earthward, head over heels, heavenward, heels over head, homeward, in a circle, in a spin, in a whirl, in circles, landward, leeward, leftward, off, positive, reactionary, right, right-hand, right-wing, right-wingish, rightward, round, round about, round and round, seaward, starboard, widdershins, windward

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