HyperDic: system_clock

English > 2 senses of the expression system clock:
NOUNartifactsystem clocka time-of-day clock in a computer system
artifactsystem clockan electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components
English > system clock: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA time-of-day clock in a computer system.
BroaderclockA timepiece that shows the time of day
English > system clock: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components.
Broaderelectronic deviceA device that accomplishes its purpose electronically

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