clockwise

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clock +‎ -wise

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clockwise (not comparable)

  1. (of movement) In a circular fashion so as to be moving to the right at the top of the circle and to the left at the bottom, in the way that the hands of a clock move.
  2. (of movement) Positioned as such when facing the side of a circular structure or configuration, objects moving within the structure approach from the right-hand side, and depart toward the left-hand side.

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clockwise (not comparable)

  1. Moving clockwise; having rotary motion in the manner of a clock.
    In the southern hemisphere the flow of air around a low-pressure system is clockwise.

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