Dictionary says it is the opposite of clockwise. But if a clock is transparent and you look at it from behind, the same direction that was anticlockwise before is now clockwise. So it seems to depend on the point of view. But there are some electromagnetic equations that depend on clockwise versus anticlockwise. So it is not just a mathematical concept that depends where you're looking at it from, but the universe has it hard-wired in its laws. What would be a more profound definition of anticlockwise?