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Definition 1: a timepiece that shows the time of day - [noun denoting artifact]

(clock is a kind of ...) a measuring instrument or device for keeping time

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock mounted on a wall

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock with more than one dial to show the time in all directions from a tower

(... is a kind of clock ) clock used to record the hours that people work

(... is a kind of clock ) a time-of-day clock in a computer system

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock regulated by a pendulum

(... is a kind of clock ) clock that measures time by the escape of water

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock using a small electric motor

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock that displays the time of day digitally

(... is a kind of clock ) clock that announces the hours with a sound like the call of the cuckoo

(... is a kind of clock ) an accurate clock (especially used in navigation)

(... is a kind of clock ) a clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial

(... is an instance of clock) clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London

(clock is a part of ...) the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

"it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"

(clock is a part of ...) the face of a clock showing hours and minutes of the day

(clock is a part of ...) a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring

Definition 2: measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time - [verb of change]

Samples where clock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he clocked the runners

Synonyms for clock in the sense of this definition

(clock is a kind of ...) express as a number or measure or quantity

"Can you quantify your results?"

(... is a kind of clock ) time incorrectly

"She mistimed the marathon runner"

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