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synonyms for counterclockwise

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

The hook is generated by heavy rain wrapping counterclockwise around a low- to mid-level updraft circulation, called the mesocyclone.
TORNADO HIT COLUMBIA THURSDAY, WHILE STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS SLAMMED FREDERICKSBURGJEFFREY HALVERSON, JASON SAMENOWJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you spin it counterclockwise, you’ll see the tape unraveling inside the casing.
A MODERN GUIDE TO CASSETTE TAPE PLAYERSSANDRA GUTIERREZJULY 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
When playing sound, the sprockets move counterclockwise so the tape can roll over the magnet head from left to right.
A MODERN GUIDE TO CASSETTE TAPE PLAYERSSANDRA GUTIERREZJULY 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Rest for 10 to 15 seconds, then repeat for another 20 to 40 seconds, rolling the ball counterclockwise.
5 MOVES TO PROTECT YOUR JOINTS FROM INJURYJENNY MCCOYJUNE 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Rotate the swab counterclockwise, fold the card to bring the test strip in contact with the swab, and that’s it.
WE REVIEWED THREE AT-HOME COVID TESTS. THE RESULTS WERE MIXED.ANTONIO REGALADOMAY 4, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The vortex formed by that wind, which turns counterclockwise around the Pole, ends up much colder than the surrounding air.
THE POLAR VORTEX IS ABOUT TO SPLIT IN TWO. BUT WHAT DOES THAT ACTUALLY MEAN?PHILIP KIEFERJANUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Clockwise rotation of the knob increases the volume, counterclockwise rotation diminishes the volume.
ZENITH TELEVISION RECEIVER OPERATING MANUALZENITH RADIO CORPORATION
Harrington exclaimed impatiently, then moved the threatened piece counterclockwise on the circle where he had placed it.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
Turn the distributor counterclockwise until the points have just begun to open.
ESSEX TERRAPLANE SIX 1933 OWNER'S MANUAL OF INFORMATIONANONYMOUS
Proceeding counterclockwise around northern Albania, the watershed divide was abandoned altogether along the northeast boundary.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ALBANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERCLOCKWISE

  • clockwise
  • counterclockwise
  • encircling
  • going around
  • revolving
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