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clock1

clock1

 
pronunciation:
klak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
around the clock
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device, other than a watch, for measuring and showing the time.
 
phrase: around the clock
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clocked, clocking, clocks
definition: to find out the time or speed of, using a clock or watch.
We clocked the horse at thirty miles per hour.
synonyms:
time
similar words:
measure
Word History
Clock is from a Celtic word meaning "bell." In the 1300s, the time was announced with the sounding of a bell.
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