Definition of Anticlockwise
The hands of a clock move in clockwise direction. The movement opposite to the hands of a clock is called Anticlockwise direction.
More About Anticlockwise
Anticlockwise is also called counterclockwise or contra-clockwise
Examples of Anticlockwise
The numbers from 1 to 12 in the above clock are shown in anticlockwise direction.
Video Examples: CSEC CXC Maths- Anti-Clockwise Rotation About The Origin.
Solved Example Clockple on Anticlockwise
Ques: Identify the direction of the movement of the earth around the sun from the figure.
C. straight line
D. none of the above
Correct Answer: A
Step 1: The direction of movement of the earth around the sun is anticlockwise.