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  • counter-clockwisely


counterclockwise +‎ -ly


counterclockwisely (not comparable)

  1. (rare, nonstandard) Counterclockwise.
    • 1993, Siu-Wing Cheng et al., "Optimal Rectilinear Steiner Tree for Extremal Point Sets", in K. W. Ng et al. (eds.), Algorithms and Computation: 4th International Symposium, ISAAC '93, Springer-Verlag, →ISBN, page 531:
      By rotating 90 degrees counterclockwisely, each Type II configuration becomes a Type I configuration.
    • 1996, Hiroki Tanabe, Functional Analytic Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Marcel Dekker, Inc., page 219:
      Hence when z goes along the real axis from −∞ to ∞, Z goes along the unit circle n times counterclockwisely.
    • 2001 October 4, "sheep defender" (username), "Re: The Sun, all i can say is WOW!!, in, Usenet:
      Every significant gravitational mass in this system moves around our counterclockwisely rotating star in the counterclockwise direction likewise!

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