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.

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

  • 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:

    I, TOO, DREAM....


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