The word clock is a noun. Clock means (1) a timepiece that shows the time of day.
Clock is also a verb that means (1) measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word clock.
Visit this clocks manufacturer directory for information about clock manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The illustration on this page depicts a vintage red alarm clock.
Grandfather clocks not only keep time, they serve as beautiful and elegant pieces of furniture. A grandfather clock typically stands about 7 feet high and has a pendulum and weights beneath the clock.
Alarm clocks are a necessity to wake up and get moving in today's busy world. This site features and introduction to alarm clock styles, such as mechanical, electric, and battery operated.
Visit this time clocks directory to find time clock product and service providers that are located in the United States. The photograph on the page depicts a retro time clock mounted on a wall.
A wall clock can serve as a stylish wall decoration in addition to telling time. Modern wall clocks use quartz movements run by battery power, while traditional wall clocks may rely on weights and pendulums.
Atomic clocks keep time by means of quartz crystals and periodic radio-controlled synchronization with the NIST atomic clock. Visitors to this website will find comparisons of radio-controlled clocks and watches.
Most of us rely on alarm clocks on an almost daily basis, but early alarm clocks were very different from the digital ones of today. Early alarm clocks often had legs and were nickel-plated.
Ornj.net is the homepage for Mark McIntyre, a graduate student in Canada. McIntyre has developed three software programs: Araneae (a text editor), Citrus Alarm Clock (an online alarm clock), and Web Album Generator. These programs are all available for free though there is a link to a site where users can make a donation.
Many businesses utilize payroll clerks to perform accounting duties. Read about the role of payroll clerks and view a photograph of a vintage payroll time clock and time cards.
In 1969, the founders of DHL started the first International Air Express, the rapid delivery of documents and shipments by airplane. The company is now owned by Deutsche Post World Net. The website describes the express delivery services, eshipping, determining weight, a conversion and currency calculator, a world clock, and customs paperwork. Users can also track their shipments online.
Earthtimes is staffed around the clock to bring the latest worldwide news to its users. It publishes news reports and information about a wide range of subjects from international news to shopping — anything that affects our world. Readers can submit stories and opinions as well. The site is searchable by topic or by geographical area.
The following articles provide recent clock-related news.
Physicists have demonstrated an experimental, next-generation atomic clock -- ticking at high 'optical' frequencies -- that is much smaller than usual, made of just three small chips plus supporting electronics and optics.
Science Daily. Friday, 17 May 2019 11:51:38 EDT.
Germany's weakened Social Democrats (SPD) look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Irish Independent. Thursday, 16 May 2019 02:30:00 +0100.
The private equity houses seeking to take over Scout24 said on Monday that they now control a stake of 8.7 percent, as the clock ticked down on their tender offer to buy the Germany-based car and property classifieds group.
Reuters. Monday, 06 May 2019 12:03:47 -0400.
The game of heavyweight chess saw its next move Monday morning, when Anadarko announced it would re-open merger talks with Oxy. Chevron is now on the clock, but how or when it might respond is anyone's guess.
By David Blackmon, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 29 Apr 2019 10:57:00 -0400.