Definition of right-turning in English:

right-turning

adjective

  • 1Chemistry. Of an optically active substance: turning the plane of polarization clockwise; dextrorotatory.

  • 2That turns to the right.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From right + turning. With sense 1 compare earlier right-handed and also dextro-rotatory.

Pronunciation

right-turning

/ˈrʌɪtˌtəːnɪŋ/