counterclockwise

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(geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis) angle of inclination , inclination
(meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high-pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern anticyclone
(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low-pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern cyclone
fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate) first , first base
square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle promenade
fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate) third , third base
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