Pronunciation: /ˈklɒkˌwaɪz/ Explain
|Figure 1: Clockwise||
The term clockwise refers to a
in the same direction as analog clock hands turn.
is the opposite direction of an analog clock. In British English,
anticlockwise means the same thing as counterclockwise.
|Figure 2: Counterclockwise|
Click on the blue points and drag them to change the figure.|
In British English, counterclockwise is called anticlockwise.
|Manipulative 1 - Clockwise/Counterclockwise Created with GeoGebra.|
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, clockwise. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 34. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Clockwise. 3/5/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/clockwise.html.
3/5/2019: Added manipulative. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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.)