## CLOCKWISE

### Clockwise

Circular motion can occur in two possible directions. A**clockwise**motion is one that proceeds in the same direction as a clock's hands: from the top to the right, then down and then to the left, and back up to the top. The opposite sense of rotation or revolution is

**anticlockwise**, or

**counterclockwise**. In a mathematical sense, a circle defined parametrically in a positive Cartesian plane by the equations and is traced counterclockwise as

*t*increases in value.

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### clockwise

#### Adjective

- Moving clockwise; having rotary motion in the manner of a clock.
*In the southern hemisphere the flow of air around a low-pressure system is***clockwise**.

#### Adverb

- In a circular fashion so as to be moving to the right at the top of the circle and to the left at the bottom, in the way that the hands of an analogue/analog clock move.
- Positioned as such when facing the side of a circular structure or configuration, objects moving within the structure approach from the right-hand side, and depart toward the left-hand side.

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