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English definition of “clock”

clock

noun [C]    /klɑk/
a device for measuring and showing time , often placed on a surface or attached to a wall : an alarm clock The clock is about ten minutes fast / slow (= it shows a later / earlier time than it should). Cleveland tied the game with five seconds on the clock (= still available ).
(Definition of clock noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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