What does counterclockwise mean?

Definitions for counterclockwise
ˌkaʊn tərˈklɒkˌwaɪzcoun·ter·clock·wise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word counterclockwise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. counterclockwise, anticlockwise, contraclockwise(adverb)

    in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock

  2. counterclockwise, anticlockwise(adverb)

    in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move

    "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"

Wiktionary

  1. counterclockwise(Adverb)

    In the direction of rotation opposite from clockwise.

  2. counterclockwise(Adjective)

    Moving or located in the direction of rotation opposite from clockwise

How to pronounce counterclockwise?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say counterclockwise in sign language?

  1. counterclockwise

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterclockwise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterclockwise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of counterclockwise in a Sentence

  1. Chris Stead:

    Typical combination lock, three times clockwise - 20 - two times counterclockwise - 40 - once clockwise - 60, tried the handle and it went.

  2. Mark Gregory:

    When walking into an event, it's human nature to gravitate to our right and move around the room counterclockwise, that's everyone else's instinct too, which is why there's often a logjam by the front door.

Images & Illustrations of counterclockwise

  1. counterclockwisecounterclockwisecounterclockwisecounterclockwisecounterclockwise

Popularity rank by frequency of use

counterclockwise#10000#56896#100000

Translations for counterclockwise

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for counterclockwise »

Translation

Find a translation for the counterclockwise definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these counterclockwise definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"counterclockwise." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 1 Apr. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/counterclockwise>.

Are we missing a good definition for counterclockwise? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for counterclockwise:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.