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Significado de “clock” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "clock" - Diccionario Inglés

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clocknoun

uk   /klɒk/  us   /klɑːk/
  • clock noun (TIME)

A1 [C] a device for measuring and showing time, usually found in or on a building and not worn by a person: We have an antique clock on our mantelpiece. The town-hall clock says (= shows that the time is) nine o'clock. I think the kitchen clock is fast/slow (= is showing a later/earlier time than it should). The clock began to strike twelve. She set her clock (= put it to the right time) by the time signal on the radio.
turn the clocks back (UK also put the clocks back, US also set the clocks back)
to change the time on your clocks to an hour earlier, at an officially chosen time of year: Don't forget to turn the clocks back tonight.
turn the clocks forward (UK also put the clocks forward, US also set the clocks ahead)
to change the time on your clocks to an hour later, at an officially chosen time of year

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clockverb [T]

uk   /klɒk/  us   /klɑːk/
(Definition of clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "clock" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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clocknoun [C]

 us   /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).

clockverb [T]

 us   /klɑk/
to use an amount of time, esp. as measured by a clock: She clocked the fastest time in practice runs for the women’s downhill skiing event.
(Definition of clock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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clocknoun

uk   us   /klɒk/
on the clock
informal WORKPLACE at work: They are covered by the same medical and liability insurance that covers them when they're on the clock.
(Definition of clock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“clock” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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