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Definition of clock:

  1. A figure or figured work on the ankle or side of a stocking.
  2. A large beetle, esp. the European dung beetle ( Scarabaeus stercorarius).
  3. A machine for measuring time, indicating the hour and other divisions by means of hands moving on a dial plate. Its works are moved by a weight or a spring, and it is often so constructed as to tell the hour by the stroke of a hammer on a bell. It is not adapted, like the watch, to be carried on the person.
  4. A watch, esp. one that strikes.
  5. The striking of a clock.
  6. To call, as a hen. See Cluck.
  7. To ornament with figured work, as the side of a stocking.


digital, atomic, pendulum hourglass, mission timer, clock radio, remember, time clock, horologe, time-marker, timekeeper, wall, wrist watch, cuckoo, grandfather, electric, time, stopwatch.

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