Clockwise

Pronunciation: /ˈklɒkˌwaɪz/ Explain

Clock with arrow pointing clockwise.
Figure 1: Clockwise

The term clockwise refers to a rotation in the same direction as analog clock hands turn. Counterclockwise is the opposite direction of an analog clock. The word anticlockwise means the same thing as counterclockwise.

Clock with arrow pointing counterclockwise.
Figure 2: Counterclockwise

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McAdams, David E. Clockwise. 6/25/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/clockwise.html.

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6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)
11/20/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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