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- adjective proceeding without interruption for twenty four hours every day.
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- adjective All
dayand night; all of the time.
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- adjective at all times
- adverb without stopping
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It's been around-the-clock brown on stylish television series like "Mad Men" and "Boardwalk Empire."
But around-the-clock media attention—and higher expectations among wealthier residents— has intensified the anxiety and led to more criticism of the government's handling of the crisis.
After days of around-the-clock network coverage, they gave a meditative pace to an adrenalized story.
We've seen patients come for kidney transplants who ended up with renal failure because of daily around-the-clock use of naproxen.
He trained legions of other doctors, nurses and health care professionals in the around-the-clock monitoring of a patient's vital signs, saving an exponential number of lives.
Osama bin Laden: On one of the most competitive breaking news stories of the year, The Huffington Post's national news team provided around-the-clock coverage pegged to up-to-the-minute live blogging, informative features, and wide-ranging analysis about the capture and killing of bin Laden.
Hiring private security would be very expensive, Kendall says: "A couple hundred dollars an hour, around-the-clock guards and their housing — you can imagine what it would look like after a month."
So readily do we summon memories of the depositions to which we willingly submitted, the idea factory that operated around-the-clock, the allegro vocal patterns, the attentive gaze and dancing eyes, the prods and encouragement, the joyfulness.
Sixteen months later, on June 11, 2007, opening arguments in the first Omnibus Autism trial were made in a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. The suit filed by the parents of Michelle Cedillo, who at twelve years old was largely confined to a wheelchair and continued to require around-the-clock medical care, was selected as the first test case for the dual-causation hypothesis.
Only a few years ago, the party was considered a model of lockstep discipline with around-the-clock message control and seamless coordination of policy and politics.