Definition of Clock time

1. Noun. A reading of a point in time as given by a clock. "The time is 10 o'clock"

Exact synonyms: Time
Generic synonyms: Indication, Meter Reading, Reading
Specialized synonyms: Sclk, Spacecraft Clock Time, Prime Time, Hour, Time Of Day
Attributes: Antemeridian, Postmeridian
Derivative terms: Time



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clock Time

clock-watching
clock dial
clock face
clock faces
clock generator
clock generators
clock golf
clock in
clock off
clock on
clock out
clock paradox
clock pendulum
clock radio
clock speed
clock time (current term)
clock tower
clock towers
clock up
clock watcher
clockcase
clockcases
clocke
clocked
clocker
clockers
clockes
clockface
clockfaces
clocking

Literary usage of Clock time

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Clock-time is called mean time, that marked by the sundial is called ... time will at once enable us to obtain the corresponding clock time, or vice vería. ..."

2. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1906)
"The dates of the intersection of this curve with the line AB, are the dates when the sun time and clock time coincide. These dates are about April 14, ..."

3. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1855)
"clock time. Clock Error +. True Sidereal Time. hms ma hms At Fredericton 6 49 oo 2 25-88 6 46 34-12 Cambridge 6 29 13-3 o 36-48 6 28 36-82 Hence the ..."

4. A Practical Arithmetic by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"When it is noon at Greenwich, what is the clock-time at Calcutta, longitude 88° 19' 2" E. ? ... Standard time is the clock-time of some selected meridian. ..."

5. A Practical Arithmetic by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"When it is noon at Greenwich, what is the clock-time at Calcutta, longitude 88° 19' 2" E. ? ... Standard time is the clock-time of some selected meridian. ..."

6. Astronomy for High Schools and Colleges by Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden (1881)
"If by observation we have found we hare A T« = the clock correction at a clock-time T,, AT = the clock correction at a clock-time 71, iT = the clock rate in ..."

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