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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument that transmits the correct time to distant points by means of electricity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument signaling the correct time to distant points by electricity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for transmitting records of time (as by a standard clock), by means of electricity, to distant points.

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