Definition of Clocking

1. Noun. The time taken to traverse a measured course. "It was a world record clocking"

Generic synonyms: Continuance, Duration
Derivative terms: Clock



Definition of Clocking

1. Verb. (present participle of clock) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clocking

1. clock [v] - See also: clock

Clocking Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clocking

clock speed
clock time
clock tower
clock towers
clock up
clock watcher
clockcase
clockcases
clocke
clocked
clocker
clockers
clockes
clockface
clockfaces
clocking (current term)
clockless
clocklike
clockmaker
clockmakers
clockmaking
clockpunk
clocks
clocksmith
clocksucker
clocktower
clocktowers
clockward
clockwise
clockwise rotation

Literary usage of Clocking

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

1. Child Life: A Collection of Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier (1872)
"Thank you," said the clocking hen ; " I 've something else to do ; I 'm busy ... The clocking hen sat on her nest, She made it in the hay ; And warm and ..."

2. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1912)
"William Blake [1757-1827] THE clocking HEN "W1LL you take a walk with me, My little wife ... "Thank you," said the clocking hen; "I've something else to do; ..."

3. The First Book of Song and Story by Cynthia May Westover Alden, Beatrice Stevens (1903)
""Thank you," said the clocking hen; " I've something else to do; ... Clock, clock, clock, clock," Said the clocking hen ; " My little chicks will soon be ..."

4. Standard Supplementary Readers by William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart (1880)
"THE clocking HEN. 1. " WILL you take a walk with me, My little wife, to-day ? ... Thank you," said the clocking hen, " I 've something else to do ; I 'm ..."

5. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"CLOCKIN HENS—Hens which are or have been hatching; to scare them from clocking, gude wives plunge them into cold water. CLOCKS—Beetle insects. ..."

6. An Account of the Proceedings Against the Rebels, and Other Prisoners, Tried by Daniel Defoe (1716)
"... the Rebels in the Time of James It. did not only exceed Law, but were carry'd on with fuch Barbarity as H clocking to Human Nature. ..."

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