[klok-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈklɒkˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/
a full 60-minute period, as of class instruction or therapeutic consultation.
Compare (def 11).
- Clock is running
sentence,v phr A decreasing amount of time is available; the end draws near: Baker and Aziz were preparing to hold last-minute talks, and the clock was ticking toward war/ But the clock is ticking down for the 49-year-old ex-lineman/ One of the banks has suffered twenty million dollars in unrecoverable loans and the meter is […]
noun, Horology. 1. 1 (def 19).
[klok-lahyk] /ˈklɒkˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. highly systematic, precise, and dependable: The mail carrier arrives at noon with clocklike regularity.
[klok-mey-ker] /ˈklɒkˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs clocks. /ˈklɒkˌmeɪkə/ noun 1. a person who makes or mends clocks, watches, etc