Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clock made to be hung upon the wall.
- n. Attributive form of wall clock
“I pressed the controller's green button and ViewNet obliged by streaming an elaborate image into my optic nerves: a small classroom complete with a wall-clock, a chalkboard, windows revealing someone's conception of a typical schoolyard, and a row of bizarre students seated at old-fashioned desks.”
“We got to work in the working group and I am very happy to announce that as of today there is now a draft specification for addressing time offsets by wall-clock time.”
“I would love to have a wall-clock version of this.”
“Even a wall-clock, a PDA, or a thermometer seemed to help.”
“In wall-clock years, she is younger than Sirhan; it's like having a bizarrely knowing younger sister mysteriously injected into his life to replace the eigenmother who stayed home and died with the Ring Imperium decades ago.”
“She stared helplessly at the old familiar things: the armchair, the range, the wall-clock, a glass jar painted with gaudy flowers.”
“Damp, streaked faces, for the most part pale and somewhat heavy, turned incessantly toward the large wall-clock at one end of the room.”
“The wall-clock monotonously ticked behind the wall.”
“Then she would sleep and dream that once more Edward stood upon the threshold and kissed her and turned to his cold room; but she -- she had made a noble fire in her little grate; and the room was full of primroses, red and white and lilac; and the wall-clock chimed instead of striking -- an intoxicating fairy chime; and there were clear sheets as of old.”
“Nibbling her pastry Athalie loitered along the hall and deposited her strapped books on a chair under the noisy wall-clock.”
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