Definition of Electric clock

1. Noun. A clock using a small electric motor.

Generic synonyms: Clock
Terms within: Electric Motor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Clock

electric burn
electric car
electric cardiac pacemaker
electric cars
electric cataract
electric catfish
electric cautery
electric cell
electric chair
electric chairs
electric charge
electric charges
electric chorea
electric circuit
electric circuits
electric clock (current term)
electric company
electric conductivity
electric cord
electric countershock
electric current
electric currents
electric dermatome
electric dipole
electric dipole moment
electric discharge
electric doublet
electric drill
electric eel
electric eels

Literary usage of Electric clock

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"An electric clock is one whose mechanism », in some way. either actuated or controlled by electricity. There are two typos of electric clocks— ( 1 ..."

2. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"The electric clock. (102.) The electric circuit may be broken every second, by means of a clock, ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Such an instrument the electric clock professes to be; but an independent electric clock is not trustworthy as a timekeeper, and all that electric clocks ..."

4. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1861)
"The clock selected for this work had originally been an electric clock. ... This clock has acquired the name of the ' Mechanico-electric clock,' which ..."

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