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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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As loops of spin are drawn into an updraft, a pair of vertical rotations develops - one clockwise and one counterclockwise. The dynamic processes unique to developing supercells favor the intensification of the counterclockwise updraft only.
There is evidence that even in Roman times, chariot races ran counterclockwise, and that charioteers and fighters would want to keep their dominant sword hand to the outside as they turned, in case they needed to draw their sword-this rarely happens in bike races, however!
For patient II, it was planned alteration of OP of the MMC in counterclockwise rotation in order to improve chin posture in relation to the lower lip and to optimize the mandibular contour.
Based on the previous longstanding cycle, the WHOI-led team expected to find the gyre in its counterclockwise mode in 2003.
"The twisting counterclockwise structure involved flawless planning and methodical execution," he said.
Turn the valve clockwise to seal it and counterclockwise to open it.
If you're far north or south of there, twist the sky view with respect to the horizon by the difference in degrees: clockwise if you're south of 40 [degrees], counterclockwise if north.
Counterclockwise from top: Luis Torres of Worcester, a dismantler with Metech, adds to a stack of televisions; J.
Just turn the head counterclockwise from its locked position to open it, and then push down to dose out the product.
In a matter of 30 to 60 seconds, in a systematic fashion, I evaluate and curette the cavity in a clockwise (or counterclockwise) manner.
Flip a coin to decide whether to travel clockwise or counterclockwise and spell the five letters of EARTH landing on SATURN if we went clockwise.
north, now west--running counterclockwise, as the sign directs, always
A model was placed 180[degrees] and 160[degrees] away from the camera and then rotated three times in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions.
It can hover and fly sideways, backward and forward, as well as go clockwise and counterclockwise, by remote control for about eight minutes.
It is the failure of the normal 270 [degrees] counterclockwise rotation of the midgut.