Variant of clock
- a device used for measuring and indicating time, usually by means of pointers moving over a dial: clocks, unlike watches, are not meant to be worn or carried about
- ☆ time clock
- a measuring or recording device suggestive of a clock, as a taximeter
Origin: Middle English clokke, origin, originally , clock with bells ; from Midieval Latin clocca, bell ; from Celtic as inch(es) Old Irish cloc (from source Old English clugge, Old High German glocka), bell ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Indo-European base an unverified form kel-, to cry out, sound from source clamor
- to measure the speed or record the time of (a race, runner, motorist, etc.) with a stopwatch or other timing device
- to measure (work done, distance covered, etc.) with a registering device
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