Definition of Clock dial
1. Noun. The face of a clock showing hours and minutes of the day.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Clock Dial
Literary usage of Clock dial
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Refraction of the Human Eye and Methods of Estimating the Refraction by James Thorington (1916)
"Proceed by adding minus spheres as in the previous case, and as soon as the patient recognizes one series of lines on the clock-dial as much darker than all ..."
2. Time and Time-tellers by James W. Benson (1875)
"is that followed at the Horse Guards, where the dial forms part of the tower itself, and is lighted not from Memorial Turret clock dial. within, ..."
3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1898)
"We will first direct attention to Fig. i, which represents what remains of an old clock dial, which occupies the upper portion of the tower arch, ..."
4. Over the Ocean: Or, Sights and Scenes in Foreign Lands by Curtis Guild (1884)
"... indicating holy, feast, and fast days; above, and about ten feet from the floor, and just beneath the clock-dial, is an opening with a platform Iu front ..."
5. East by West: A Journey in the Recess by Henry William Lucy (1885)
"A characteristically bold scheme has been put forward to abolish the Old-World clock dial, and have one worthy of the United States. ..."