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clocks, plural;
  1. Attain or register (a specified time, distance, or speed)
    • - Thomas has clocked up forty years service
    • - the book clocks in at 989 pages
  2. Achieve (a victory)
    • - he clocked up his first win of the year
  3. Record as attaining a specified time or rate
    • - the tower operators clocked a gust of 185 mph
  4. Hit (someone), esp. on the head
    • - someone clocked him for no good reason
  1. An ornamental pattern woven or embroidered on the side of a stocking or sock near the ankle

  1. a timepiece that shows the time of day
  2. measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"
  3. (clocks) redstem storksbill: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
  4. A clock is an instrument used to indicate, keep, and co-ordinate time. The word clock is derived ultimately (via Dutch, Northern French, and Medieval Latin) from the Celtic words clagan and clocca meaning "bell". ...
  5. Circadian Locomotor Output Cycles Kaput, or CLOCK is a gene which encodes proteins regulating circadian rhythm. The CLOCK protein seems to affect both the persistence and length of the circadian cycle. CLOCK forms part of a basic-helix-loop-helix transcription factor. ...
  6. Clock is a band featuring Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell and P.J. Smith, who sang backing vocals on Def Leppard's cover of the Sweet song "Action" on Def Leppard's Retro Active album.
  7. The Clock is a fictional masked crime-fighter published during the Golden Age of Comic Books. According to the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, the Clock was the first masked hero to appear in American comic books.
  8. In cryptography, the clock was a method devised by Polish mathematician-cryptologist Jerzy Różycki, at the Polish General Staff's Cipher Bureau, to facilitate decrypting German Enigma ciphers.
  9. Clock were primarily Stu Allan and Pete Pritchard, who were the nucleus of this house, turned eurodance, turned disco act. ...
  10. An instrument used to measure or keep track of time; a non-portable timepiece; The odometer of a motor vehicle; An electrical signal that synchronizes timing among digital circuits of semiconductor chips or modules; To measure the duration of; To measure the speed of; To hit (someone); To ...
  11. (clocker) A person who times workouts and races.
  12. (Clocker) This is someone who goes to the track and times the workouts and races of one or more horses.
  13. (Clocker) Entry level crack dealers who sell drugs 24 hours a day.
  14. (Clocker) a person on duty during morning training hours to identify the horses during the workouts, time them, and report to the public their training activities. Some clockers work for the racetrack; others are employed by Equibase.
  15. A clocker is a person who observes and times a horse's performance from the other side of the track at the early morning training. The results are accurate and a clocker is a good judge of a horse.
  16. (CLOCKERS) Persons who time the workouts, officially and unofficially.
  17. (Clockers) People who time, or clock, morning workouts; the time is taken in hundredths or in fifths of a second.
  18. (Clocks) 2 Cesium and 2 Rubidium
  19. (Clocks) Embroidered or other vertical design decorating each side of sock.
  20. (Clocks) Stocking decorations running up from the ankle.
  21. The device that generates periodic signals for synchronization.
  22. A term for the source(s) of timing signals used in synchronous transmission.
  23. To dream that you see a clock, denotes danger from a foe. To hear one strike, you will receive unpleasant news. The death of some friend is implied.
  24. A repetitive signaling device used to control a synchronous computer.
  25. to keep track of someone's movements and activities.