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anticlockwise +‎ -ly


anticlockwisely (not comparable)

  1. (rare, nonstandard) Anticlockwise.
    • 1993, S. K. Godunov et al., Guaranteed Accuracy in Numerical Linear Algebra (translation of Гарантированная точность решения систем линейных уравнений в евклидовых пространствах), Kluwer Academic Publishers, →ISBN, page 346:
      …the point z = e2 will move on the unit circle anticlockwisely and for λ → ∞ it will approach the point +1 of this circle from below….
    • 2006, Špela Goričan et al., Catalogue and Systematics of Pliensbachian, Toarcian and Aalenian Radiolarian Genera and Species, ZRC Publishing, →ISBN, page 40:
      Dorsal spine curved slightly proximally and distally straight and slightly twisted anticlockwisely.
    • 2007, Edgar Thorpe, Test of Reasoning for Competitive Examinations, 4th edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, →ISBN, page 2.308:
      In all the others, the design in one of the elements is moving clockwise while the one in the other element moves anticlockwisely but in (a), the design is moving anticlockwise in both the elements.

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