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Wordnet 3.0


1. using or intended for the right hand;
- Example: "a right-handed batter"
- Example: "right-handed scissors"

2. rotating to the right;
[syn: dextrorotary, dextrorotatory, right-handed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Right-handed \Right"-hand`ed\, a. 1. Using the right hand habitually, or more easily than the left. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch seen in front; -- said of the motion of a revolving object looked at from a given direction. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) Having the whorls rising from left to right; dextral; -- said of spiral shells. See Illust. of Scalaria. [1913 Webster] Right-handed screw, a screw, the threads of which, like those of a common wood screw, wind spirally in such a direction that the screw advances away from the observer when turned with a right-handed movement in a fixed nut. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

clockwise \clock"wise`\, a. & adv. in the same direction as the hands of a clock rotate, as viewed from in front of the clock face; -- said of that direction of a rotation about an axis, or about a point in a plane, which is ordinarily reckoned negative. Also said of the direction of a spiral, in which case the term right-handed is more common. Opposite of counterclockwise, and left-handed. Syn: right-handed, dextrorotary, dextrorotatory. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

right-handed adj 1: using or intended for the right hand; "a right-handed batter"; "right-handed scissors" [ant: ambidextrous, left-handed, two-handed] 2: rotating to the right [syn: dextrorotary, dextrorotatory, right-handed]