righthand rule
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 A common mnemonic for understanding notation conventions for vectors in three dimensions.
 1920, Chester Laurens Dawes, A Course in Electrical Engineering, page 218
 A very convenient method for determining this relation is the Fleming righthand rule. In this rule the fingers of the right hand are utilized as follows […]
 1920, Chester Laurens Dawes, A Course in Electrical Engineering, page 218
 (logic) The systematic use of righthand turnings to solve a maze.
 1989, William Poundstone, Labyrinths of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge:
 Worse yet, the righthand rule does not work for all mazes.
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common mnemonic for understanding notation conventions for vectors in three dimensions

systematic use of righthand turnings to solve a maze
