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clock

noun [C]
 
 
/klɒk/
TIME A1 a piece of equipment that shows you what time it is, usually in a house or on a building: She could hear the hall clock ticking. Watches and clocks
VEHICLE UK a piece of equipment in a vehicle for measuring how far it has travelled: The car has 63,000 kilometres on the clock. The interior of vehiclesWeighing and measuring
around/round the clock all day and all night: Rescue teams are working round the clock to search for survivors of the earthquake.Continually and repeatedly
race/work against the clock to do something as fast as you can in order to finish before a particular timeHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
→  See also alarm clock , grandfather clock , turn/put the clock back
Translations of “clock”
in Korean 시계…
in Arabic ساعة حائط…
in French horloge, compteur…
in Turkish duvar saati, kilometre saati…
in Italian orologio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時間, 鐘錶,時鐘…
in Russian часы (настенные), счетчик пробега…
in Polish zegar, licznik…
in Spanish reloj, cuentakilómetros…
in Portuguese relógio…
in German die Uhr, die Kontrolluhr…
in Catalan rellotge…
in Japanese 時計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时间, 钟表,时钟…
(Definition of clock from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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