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 or a timepiece is a device used to measure and indicate time. The clock is one of the oldest human inventions, meeting the need to measure intervals...
- CLOCK (Circadian Locomotor Output Cycles Kaput) or Clock is a gene encoding a basic helix-loop-helix-PAS transcription factor that is believed to affect...
- An atomic clock is a clock whose timekeeping mechanism is based on the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the excited states of certain atoms...
- 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...
- 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...
- striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, England, although the name is frequently extended to refer also to the clock and the...
- The Clock or The Clocks may refer to: "The Clock", nickname for Haydn's Symphony No. 101 The Clock (comics), the first masked comic book crime-fighter...
- The 24-hour clock, po****rly referred to in the United States and some other countries as military time, is the convention of timekeeping in which the...
- 73°59′05″W / 40.7555°N 73.9848°W / 40.7555; -73.9848 The National Debt Clock is a billboard-sized running total display that shows the United States...
- time dilation is the difference in the elapsed time as measured by two clocks. It is either due to a relative velocity between them (special relativistic...