Hello, Science enthusiasts, today I am here to tell you about the working function of the clocks. We observe the analog type of clocks in our daily life. In that, we see the arrows are rotating in only the clockwise direction. Every one may observe it, now we see why it happens.
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We daily watch the clocks to know the current time. There are many types of clocks like Digital and Analog. In Digital the time is visible in totally decimal format. This is totally possible with the electronic circuit hidden back of the LED screen.
Nowadays even though this digital type of clocks is on the market, most of the youth are passionate about the use analog system of wrist watches. There are many best companies which prepare the wrist watches and clocks they are Rolex, Titan, Quartz, Sonata etc..,
If you observe carefully the functioning of the analog wristwatch or an analog clock, you may observe that the arrows which indicates the time will move from left to right. Generally, we call this movement of direction as the Clockwise direction. Have you a got doubt that why the clocks use to rotate in the clockwise direction? Usually, this question arises to the small children. Come let’s learn why it happens so…
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Here’s the reason Why clock rotates in Clockwise direction:
The first clock was invented by the countries of the North Hemisphere. They producers were decided to arrange the on numbers from left to right in an ascending order. So they decide to make rotate the arrows from left to right. This we usually called in the clockwise direction. The reason for deciding to rotate the arrows in the clockwise direction is due to the sundials.
These sundials were invented before the invention of the clock. This mode of direction is attained due to the rotation of the shadow and light of the sundials. They designed this by the principle that the shadow is formed quite opposite to the sun. This clock works only when we give the sufficient power by rotating part present at the back of the clock.
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The terms clockwise and anti-clockwise were derived from the direction of the clocks. If this clock not invented by the North Hemisphere countries, the clock might be rotated from right to left. We call this direction as anti-clockwise direction.
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