Definition of Round-the-clock

1. Adjective. At all times. "Around-the-clock nursing care"




Definition of Round-the-clock

1. Adjective. Continuously, all day long. From the concept that it happens while the hands of the clock go all the way around. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Round-the-clock

round-bottomed
round-bottomed flask
round-bottomed flasks
round-eyed
round-faced
round-headed leek
round-heeled
round-leaved
round-leaved rein orchid
round-off
round-robin
round-shouldered
round-spored gyromitra
round-table conference
round-tailed muskrat
round-the-clock (current term)
round-the-clock patrol
round-top
round-trip
round-trip light time
round-trip ticket
round-trip time
round-trips
round angle
round angles
round arch
round atelectasis
round bone
round bracket
round brackets

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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