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  • as inorbiting
  • as inright

synonyms for clockwise

  • revolving
  • encircling
  • counterclockwise
  • going around
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How to use clockwise in a sentence

At the upper levels, a zone of high pressure and clockwise-spinning air will help with Ida’s “outflow,” or the evacuation of exhaust-air exiting the storm.
IDA STRENGTHENS TO HURRICANE, PREDICTED TO STRIKE LOUISIANA AS CATEGORY 3 LATE SUNDAYMATTHEW CAPPUCCI, JASON SAMENOWAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Anticyclones move in the opposite direction of their regular cyclone counterparts, which rotate counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
ANTICYCLONE LUCIFER IS BRINGING RECORD-BREAKING TEMPERATURES TO ITALYMONROE HAMMONDAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Follow the route clockwise starting off south from Denver, and the roads will only get prettier as you go along.
8 RV ROAD TRIPS THAT WILL GET YOU OFF THE BEATEN PATHKKLEINAUGUST 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Then, you’ll need to reel the tape back into the left spool by inserting the pen into it and spinning the cassette clockwise.
A MODERN GUIDE TO CASSETTE TAPE PLAYERSSANDRA GUTIERREZJULY 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Tense your entire body, dig your forearms into the ball, and use them to roll the ball clockwise for 20 to 40 seconds while holding the rest of your body as still as possible.
5 MOVES TO PROTECT YOUR JOINTS FROM INJURYJENNY MCCOYJUNE 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
For example, if the three digits were 1, 2 and 3, then one way to arrange them was 1-2-3 as you moved clockwise around the triangle.
CAN YOU CUT THE PERFECT PANCAKE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSS (RIDDLERCOLUMN@GMAIL.COM)APRIL 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Then use a screwdriver to turn the screw clockwise to lift the door up and counterclockwise to bring it down.
HOW TO FIX A SLIDING DOOR WITHOUT TAKING IT DOWNJOHN KENNEDYMARCH 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Cranking the handle clockwise doesn’t exactly come natural to a two-year-old who’s never fished a day in her life.
THE HAPPINESS AND HEARTBREAK OF A DAUGHTER’S FIRST FISHING TRIPBY JONATHON KLEIN/FIELD & STREAMDECEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
That would have meant they were shifted the same number of spots clockwise from their correct positions, and so they would have been in the correct position relative to each other!
CAN YOU REACH THE BEACH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On each side, one laser beam runs clockwise through the triangular piping, while another runs counterclockwise.
A GIANT UNDERGROUND MOTION SENSOR IN GERMANY TRACKS EARTH’S WOBBLESMARIA TEMMINGJULY 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOCKWISE

  • clockwise
  • counterclockwise
  • encircling
  • going around
  • revolving
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