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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An instrument that shows the time of day.

Usage examples (36)
  • My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face.
  • In fact, the word clock comes from the Latin clocca, which means bell.
  • Even living by the clock is a matter of flux and folly.
  • I just noticed that your clock is an hour before mine. lol. for more
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  • She found a small clock (device to measure time) in the cloaca (internal cavity in birds and fish) of the fish, so she put it under her cloak (cape) to take it home.
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