/ˈklɑːkˌwaız/ adv
: in the direction that the hands of a clock move when you look at it from the front

Turn the screw clockwise to tighten it.

— opposite counterclockwise

in a clockwise direction

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  • clock|wise — «KLOK WYZ», adverb, adjective. in the direction in which the hands of a clock move; from left to right: »You must turn the key clockwise to unlock the door (adv.). A clockwise turn closes the water faucet (adj.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun|ter|clock|wise — «KOWN tuhr KLOK WYZ», adverb, adjective. in the direction opposite to that which the hands of a clock go: »They danced counterclockwise around the maypole (adv.). The dance involved a counterclockwise movement around a central point (adj.) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • coun·ter·clock·wise — /ˌkaʊntɚˈklɑːkˌwaız/ adv US : in the direction opposite to movement of a clock s hands Turn the screw counterclockwise [=(Brit) anticlockwise] one full turn. opposite ↑clockwise counterclockwise adj a …   Useful english dictionary

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