Definition of Round the clock

1. Adverb. Without stopping. "She worked around the clock"




Definition of Round the clock

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) nonstop, 24 hours per day. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Round The Clock

round off
round out
round pelvis
round pneumonia
round pronator muscle
round robin
round robins
round scad
round shape
round shot
round steak
round table
round tables
round the Horn
round the bend
round the clock (current term)
round the twist
round top
round trip
round trips
round tuit
round tuits
round turn
round turns
round up
round whitefish
round window
roundabout
roundabout way
roundaboutly

Literary usage of Round the clock

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1. Days at the Factories: Or, The Manufacturing Industry of Great Britain by George Dodd (1843)
"... as we pass round the clock. There is a horizontal bar of wood extending from the clock on each side to the wall opposite to it; and on this bar is ..."

2. The First Steps in Number by George Albert Wentworth, E. M. Reed (1898)
"When the short hand has gone half-way round the clock, how many times has the long hand been round the clock ? ..."

3. The First Steps in Number by George Albert Wentworth, E. M. Reed (1885)
"When the short hand has gone half-way round the clock, how many times has the long hand been round the clock ? When the short hand has been a fourth round ..."

4. Chinese Views of Future Warfare by Michael Pillsbury (1997)
"All-Weather and Round-the-Clock Air Strikes • The performance of airborne fire-control-radar is being improved, and night-vision devices such as infrared ..."

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