Definition of 'clockwise'
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Your best route is a clockwise circle around the south and west of the island. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then the circles began to turn slowly in a clockwise direction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Mix the filling in a clockwise direction until it all sticks together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was planning to row south and then head clockwise around Antarctica. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The whole group should stand in a circle, all facing in a clockwise direction. Working with Teenagers (1994)Add the pear slices in a clockwise circle around the outer edge, with each slice overlapping the next. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now aim clockwise around the quay, cross a bridge and exit past a Vineyard. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Stay: The best of the walking comes if you do the loop in a clockwise direction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The unifying element is the daily movement of the sun, which first shines through the doorway, then moves around the house clockwise. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)As air swirled clockwise around this system, it swept in bitterly cold air from Europe and gave us a shocking taste of a freezing continental winter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Move your eyes in a clockwise circle around the object, see the movement, and very slowly you will notice that the pendulum begins to swing accordingly. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Massage the blend in a clockwise direction over the lower abdomen, following the natural direction of your colon, and store the remainder in a dark glass bottle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'clockwise'
British English: clockwise /ˈklɒkˌwaɪz/ ADVERB
When something is moving clockwise, it is moving in a circle in the same direction as the hands on a clock.
He told the children to start moving clockwise around the room.
- American English: clockwise
- Arabic: بِاتـِّجَاه عَقَارِب السَّاعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: em sentido horário
- Chinese: 顺时针方向
- Croatian: u smjeru kazaljke na satu
- Czech: ve směru hodinových ručiček
- Danish: med uret
- Dutch: met de klok mee
- European Spanish: en el sentido de las agujas del reloj
- Finnish: myötäpäivään
- French: dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montre
- German: im Uhrzeigersinn
- Greek: δεξιόστροφα
- Italian: in senso orario
- Japanese: 右回りに
- Korean: 시계 방향으로
- Norwegian: med solen
- Polish: zgodnie z ruchem wskazówek zegara
- European Portuguese: no sentido dos ponteiros do relógio
- Romanian: în sensul acelor de ceasornic
- Russian: по часовой стрелке
- Spanish: en el sentido de las agujas del reloj
- Swedish: medsols
- Thai: ตามเข็มนาฬิกา
- Turkish: saat yönünde
- Ukrainian: за годинниковою стрілкою
- Vietnamese: theo chiều kim đồng hồ
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