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 (from circadian locomotor output cycles kaput) is a gene encoding a basic helix-loop-helix-PAS transcription factor that is believed to affect both...
- The Clock or The Clocks may refer to: The Clock (1917 film), a silent American film The Clock (1945 film), a 1945 American film The Clock (2010 film)...
- to refer also to the clock and the clock tower. The official name of the tower in which Big Ben is located was originally the Clock Tower, but it was renamed...
- The Doomsday Clock is a symbol that represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe, in the opinion of the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic...
- The modern 24-hour clock, po****rly referred to in the United States as military time, is the convention of timekeeping in which the day runs from midnight...
- 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...
- digital circuits. A clock signal is produced by a clock generator. Although more complex arrangements are used, the most common clock signal is in the form...
- An atomic clock is a clock that measures time by monitoring the resonant frequency of atoms. It is based on atoms having different energy levels. Electron...
- grandfather clock (also a longcase clock, tall-case clock, grandfather's clock, or floor clock) is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock with the...