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clockwise vs. counterclockwise

[ klok-wahyz ]
/ ˈklɒkˌwaɪz /

  1. in the direction of the rotation of the hands of a clock as viewed from the front or above; circularly to the right from a point taken as the top.
[ koun-ter-klok-wahyz ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈklɒkˌwaɪz /

adjective, adverb
  1. in a direction opposite to that of the normal rotation of the hands of a clock; not clockwise.

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