(intransitive, adverb) to depart from work, esp when it involves registering the time of departure on a card
- Clock on
verb 1. (intransitive, adverb) to arrive at work, esp when it involves registering the time of arrival on a card
noun 1. 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. noun See radio alarm n. 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 […]