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Synonyms for counterclockwise

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

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


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Moving counterclockwise from the museum's main gallery - from large-scale paintings by Richter, Brice Marden, Jonathan Lasker, and Philip Taaffe - the exhibition features Andres Serrano's photographs, followed by works by Wim Delvoye, Marlene Dumas, Alfredo Jaar, Luc Tuymans, and Mona Hatoum.
IR Security & Safety's Electronic Access Control Division (EACD) today introduced a new Locknetics heavy-duty keyswitch series, which allows installers to configure both clockwise and counterclockwise key turn direction as well as momentary or maintained action in seconds.
Rotate the plunger counterclockwise until it stops in the locked position.
After drinking the coffee, the consumer/fortune-seeker should turn the cup three times counterclockwise, leaving the dregs to be read.
It rotates counterclockwise, like a doorknob into a room named Cain.
If you forget and leave the plunger pushed in and the winch control valve knob positioned either counterclockwise or clockwise, your bird will suffer damage.
As the scientists generated pulses of electrons, they alternately set each pulse's spin, a quantum trait, to either clockwise or counterclockwise.
Swimmers ranging in age from 17 to 63 set off from Battery Park on the morning tide, taking a counterclockwise route up the East River, through the tricky currents of Hell Gate into the Harlem River and back down Manhattan's west side to the starting point.
Mechanical travel is +/- 90(degree) with typical active electrical angle of +/- 45(degree), including both clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.
During counterclockwise rotations, the nanomachines consumed ATP.
He begins by tentatively testing the machine, first trotting, then skipping, and finally sprinting counterclockwise, as if reversing time's irrevocable march.
Then remove the hitch pin, raise the lockpin handle, rotate it counterclockwise to the short slot, and replace the hitch pin.
5[degrees] counterclockwise to compensate for the magnetic declination at that time, the map proved remarkably similar to current maps, he says, a tribute to the explorers' careful observations.
Open the separator (located on the engine's roadside) by turning its drain-cock counterclockwise.
Cyclonic eddies--those that rotate in the same direction as a cyclone, which is counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and in the opposite direction in the Southern Hemisphere--usually bring relatively cold, nutrient-filled waters to the ocean's upper, sunlit layers, where phytoplankton can proliferate.