Definition of Electric clock
1. Noun. A clock using a small electric motor.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Clock
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 ..."