Definition of Clock. Meaning of Clock. Synonyms of Clock

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Definition of Clock

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Regulate Reg"u*late (-l[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regulated (-l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Regulating.] [L. regulatus, p. p. of regulare, fr. regula. See Regular.] 1. To adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or restriction; to subject to governing principles or laws. The laws which regulate the successions of the seasons. --Macaulay. The herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes, and regulated their own police. --Bancroft. 2. To put in good order; as, to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances. 3. To adjust, or maintain, with respect to a desired rate, degree, or condition; as, to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc. To regulate a watch or clock, to adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time. Syn: To adjust; dispose; methodize; arrange; direct; order; rule; govern.
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Clock Clock (kl[o^]k), v. t. To ornament with figured work, as the side of a stocking.
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Clock Clock, v. t. & i. To call, as a hen. See Cluck. [R.]
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Clock Clock, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large beetle, esp. the European dung beetle (Scarab[ae]us stercorarius).

Meaning of Clock from wikipedia

- A clock is a device used to measure, keep, and indicate time. The clock is one of the oldest human inventions, meeting the need to measure intervals of...
- The 24-hour clock, po****rly referred to in the United States and some other countries as military time, is the convention of time keeping in which the...
- The 12-hour clock is a time convention in which the 24 hours of the day are divided into two periods: a.m. (from Latin ante meridiem, translating to before...
- The Doomsday Clock is a symbol that represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe. Maintained since 1947 by the members of the Bulletin of...
- An alarm clock (or sometimes just an alarm) is a clock that is designed to alert an individual or group of individuals at a specified time. The primary...
- Time dilation is a difference in the elapsed time measured by two clocks, either due to them having a velocity relative to each other, or by there being...
- An atomic clock is a clock device (time standard) that uses a hyperfine transition frequency in the microwave, or electron transition frequency in the...
- the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower. The official...
- Clock (Circadian Locomotor Output Cycles Kaput) is a gene encoding a basic helix-loop-helix-PAS transcription factor (CLOCK) that is believed to affect...
- oscillation of about 24 hours. These 24-hour rhythms are driven by a circadian clock, and they have been widely observed in plants, animals, fungi, and cyanobacteria...
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