Meaning: in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
meaning of the word
Meaning: in the direction that the hands of a clock move; "please move clockwise in a circle"
"Yes, I see." Blount brought a piece clockwise around the board and took the threatening piece, then moved again.
Assuming, for instance, the bar to be end-on toward the observer, that end will be a south pole if the current is flowing from left to right, clockwise, around the bar; or a north pole if flowing in the other direction, as illustrated at the right of the figure.