Definition of counterclockwise in English:

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counterclockwise

Pronunciation: /kaʊntəˈklɒkwʌɪz/

adverb& adjective

North American term for anticlockwise.
Example sentences
  • They believe it's very hard for one of those counterclockwise storms to turn its way right into this area.
  • At noon, each guard starts at his own station and begins to walk either clockwise or counterclockwise (to be determined randomly).
  • We went counterclockwise around the island, along the EU-funded autostrada, to the southwest, through traditional mafia country.

Words that rhyme with counterclockwise

clockwise
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