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clock

noun /klok/
an instrument for measuring time, but not worn on the wrist like a watch
reloj
The clock chimed five o’clock. an alarm clock (= a clock with a ringing device for waking one up in the morning).
(informal) an instrument for measuring speed of a vehicle or distance travelled/traveled by a vehicle
cuentakilómetros
My car has 120,000 miles on the clock.
clockwise adverb in the direction of the movement of the hands of a clock
en sentido de las agujas del reloj, dextrorso
The children moved clockwise round the room, then anticlockwise. (also adjective) Hurricanes rotate in a clockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere.
clockwork noun machinery similar to that of a clock
mecanismo de relojería
a toy which works by clockwork.
clock in/out/on/off phrasal verb (British ) to register or record time of arriving at or leaving work; punch in/out(American)
fichar
Everyday he would clock on at 9 o’clock in the morning and clock off at 5’oclock in the afternoon.
clock up phrasal verb to reach a total of
hacer
I’ve clocked up eight thousand miles this year in my car.
like clockwork very smoothly and without faults
ir como una seda, ir sobre ruedas
Everything went like clockwork.
round the clock the whole day and the whole night
día y noche
People work round the clock at the airport.
(Definition of clock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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