- in the direction of the sun's apparent daily motion.
- in a clockwise direction.
Origin of sunwise
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Examples from the Web for sunwise
The course about the fields was sunwise, to have a good influence.The Book of Hallowe'en
Ruth Edna Kelley
The circuit used by the decorator of this box is dextral or sunwise.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
This sunwise turn is practised in other cases, as in sickness or accident.Curiosities of Superstition
W. H. Davenport Adams
They drank the water and then moved round the well deasil (sunwise), and before departing left an offering on the stone.
That was the wrong way round—the unlucky, uncanonical direction; the evil way, widdershins, the opposite of sunwise.Hilda Wade
- moving in the same direction as the sun; clockwise
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