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adverb & adjective
In a curve corresponding in direction to the typical forward movement of the hands of a clock.[as adverb] ‘turn the knob clockwise’[as adjective] ‘a clockwise direction’
- ‘He placed it in the lock and turned it one full turn in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘Holding the entire ponytail twist it all the way around twice, in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘If you have children or new skiers in your group, you may want follow the trail in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘Get everyone to sit down, lift their right leg off the ground and turn it in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘If you rotate your thumb and fingers in a clockwise direction, you will roll a full-roller.’
- ‘After bathing, gently massage in a clockwise direction over her chest to support breathing and aid a restful night's sleep.’
- ‘This time he attempted to rotate the right shoulder in the opposite, or clockwise, direction.’
- ‘My only real advice is to make sure you walk it in a clockwise direction, otherwise you'll be faced with a long, steep and sustained ascent.’
- ‘Half of them turn in a clockwise direction, while the others move back and forth like waves.’
- ‘Coat the hook with varnish and wind on the flat tinsel in a clockwise direction whilst the varnish is still wet.’
- ‘Continuing in a clockwise direction the next player lays a card face up and so on.’
- ‘If he plays an ace, the play continues in the normal clockwise direction.’
- ‘Put Teflon tape in a clockwise direction as you are looking at the threads and screw it in.’
- ‘The swim is due to start in Donegal next July and will take up to seven weeks to go around the coast in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘The player to the left of dealer begins and the initial direction of play is clockwise.’
- ‘Just don't forget to dance round your fire in a clockwise direction to ensure good portents for your family in the coming season.’
- ‘Anyone who walks round the Guru Granth Sahib or the Gurdwara must do so in a clockwise direction.’
- ‘Each player in a clockwise direction then lays a card on top of the pile.’
- ‘Formula One, by contrast, runs in a clockwise direction and only uses part of the oval.’
- ‘The second light started to circle around the first one in a clockwise direction and then stopped.’
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