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Spanish translation of “clock”


noun /klok/
an instrument for measuring time, but not worn on the wrist like a watch We have five clocks in our house an alarm clock (= a clock with a ringing device for waking one up in the morning). an instrument for measuring speed of a vehicle or distance travelled by a vehicle 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.
clockwork noun machinery similar to that of a clock
mecanismo de relojería
a toy which works by clockwork.
clock in/out/on/off to register or record time of arriving at or leaving work. clock up to reach a total of
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 to work round the clock.
(Definition of clock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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