Meaning of “time clock” in the English Dictionary

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"time clock" in American English

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time clocknoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑɪm ˌklɑk/

a clock that employees use to record the time when they arrive at and leave work

(Definition of “time clock” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"time clock" in Business English

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time clocknoun [ C ]

uk us HR, WORKPLACE

a machine, sometimes connected to a computer, that records the time at which a worker starts and finishes work:

Before World War II, almost one-third of Americans were factory workers punching a time clock.

(Definition of “time clock” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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