HyperDic: clock

English > 2 senses of the word clock:
NOUNartifactclocka timepiece that shows the time of day
VERBchangeclock, timemeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
clock > pronunciation
Soundsklaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > clock: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA timepiece that shows the time of day.
InstancesBig Benclock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London
Partsclock face, clock dialThe face of a clock showing hours and minutes of the day
fusee drive, fuseeA spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring
movementThe driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
Narroweralarm clock, alarmA clock that wakes / wakes a sleeper at some preset time
analog clockA clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial
chronometerAn accurate clock (especially used in navigation)
cuckoo clockclock that announces the hours with a sound / sound like the call of the cuckoo
digital clockA clock that displays the time of day digitally
electric clockA clock using a small electric motor
pendulum clockA clock regulated by a pendulum
system clockA time-of-day clock in a computer system
time clockclock used to record the hours that people work
turret clockA clock with more than one dial to show the time in all directions from a tower
wall clockA clock mounted on a wall
water clock, clepsydra, water glassclock that measures time by the escape of water
Broadertimepiece, timekeeper, horologeA measuring ... / measuring instrument or device for keeping time
Spanishreloj
Catalanrellotge
Verbsclockmeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
English > clock: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"he clocked the runners"
Synonymtime
NarrowermistimeTime incorrectly
Broaderquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Spanishcronometrar
Catalancalcular el temps, cronometrar
Nounsclocka timepiece that shows the time of day
clockingthe time taken to traverse a measured course

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