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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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DUE to the Earth's rotation, the Coriolis effect in the Northern Hemisphere (which makes storms swirl counterclockwise) would give a rider moving counterclockwise a slight advantage, resulting in a faster time.
Clockwise, counterclockwise in place, side to side, turns in place, push and pull, very fast, lots of hip movement.
2 Tap the extractor into the hole and turn it counterclockwise with locking pliers or a tap wrench to remove the screw.
The effect of the 90[degrees] counterclockwise rotation manoeuvre in overcoming impingement was also assessed.
A variety of models is available, including hydraulic drive, frame mount, and magnetic clutch; each is offered in clockwise and counterclockwise rotation.
Does Earth rotate in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction?
This cyclonic storm with counterclockwise winds that would eventually reach 60 miles per hour fanned the flames of the persistent smaller forest fires into a larger conflagration.
As is unfortunately the case on most US turf courses, the counterclockwise first turn was fairly close to the starting gate.
The blade depth and strip length are easily adjustable, and the blades may be operated in either a clockwise or counterclockwise rotation.
The oscillating field is represented as a sum of clockwise and counterclockwise rotating fields, [H.
This collection contains twenty-four preludes that progress counterclockwise around the Circle of Fifths, alternating through the major and relative minor keys.
The current flows counterclockwise toward Kuwait, and it may carry pollution toward Kuwaiti desalination plants along the Persian Gulf coast.
The BRS 3831-10 and BRS 5035-8 bi-stable rotary solenoids achieve fast cycle times when clockwise or counterclockwise without the need for a return spring.
At the end of aging, we twisted the strain-aged specimens again clockwise or counterclockwise to obtain the stress-strain relations.
The presence of a burst of rotary nystagmus, which is counterclockwise at the right side and clockwise at the left side in the Dix-Hallpike test and subsides within seconds, indicated a typical posterior semicircular canal BPPV.