from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clock that records the starting and quitting times of employees, usually by punching timecards.
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- n. A device that records, on timecards, the times that employees start and finish work.
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- n. clock used to record the hours that people work
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The tape set off the time clock and the loudspeakers in the cabin, and on the launching platform a voice boomed out: