round-the-clock love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Lasting or continuing throughout the entire 24 hours of the day; continuous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. at all times


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  • This will be a round-the-clock “prayer vigil at an abortion facility,” she says, encouraging her audience to sign up for a time slot once a week.

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  • The big advantage of a virtual data room is it offers round-the-clock online access.

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  • So Zucker has brought a competing offer to the table; a three-member team from the Caravan of Death, a Chilean Army death squad that dates back to the early 1970s, has offered to put Watkins under round-the-clock surveillance for $250 a day, with a bonus of 10% of any overdue condo fees collected.

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  • He told reporters that NATO had decided Monday to start round-the-clock surveillance of Libya using AWACS aircraft.

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  • He said NATO decided to start round-the-clock surveillance of Libyan air and ground traffic using aircraft that had been operating 10 hours a day.

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  • Gudiel, her neighbors, co-workers and supporters from the ACCE and SEIU last week began a round-the-clock vigil at her house.

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  • That doesn't deter Humanity Road volunteers, who work round-the-clock shifts because few people severely injured in a major disaster last longer than 48 hours, she says.

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  • By the end of March, Donovan was confined to his bed at Sutton Place with round-the-clock nursing care.

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  • From the moment Knowles had greeted him with “Ah, our guest of honor has arrived,” Regan had been pressed with advice, criticism, information, and occasional praise from the eighteen invited guests, not including Knowles and his personal assistant, a breathtakingly beautiful twenty-seven-year-old girl of Scandinavian origins, whose round-the-clock attendance on her employer would end with the arrival of Mrs. Knowles on Tuesday morning.

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  • Seeing them work with round-the-clock diligence made me appreciate the television coverage even more.

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