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left-hand

[′left ¦hand]
(design engineering)
Of drilling and cutting tools, screw threads, and other threaded devices, designed to rotate clockwise or cut to the left.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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