a radio combined with an alarm clock in a compact cabinet, the clock serving as a timer to turn the radio on or off at a preset time.
See radio alarm
1946, from clock (n.1) + radio (n.).
noun 1. a worker with a routine job in a factory or office, as one who punches a time clock at the beginning and end of a work shift.
- Clock rate
processor, benchmark The fundamental rate in cycles per second at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers or transfering a value from one register to another. The clock rate of a computer is normally determined by the frequency of a crystal. The original IBM PC, circa 1981, had a […]
[klok-tahy-mer] /ˈklɒkˈtaɪ mər/ noun 1. (def 4).
noun 1. a watch that strikes the hours. Compare (def 3).