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English noun: clock

1. clock (artifact) a timepiece that shows the time of day

Broader (hypernym)horologe, timekeeper, timepiece

Narrower (hyponym)alarm, alarm clock, analog clock, chronometer, clepsydra, cuckoo clock, digital clock, electric clock, pendulum clock, system clock, time clock, turret clock, wall clock, water clock, water glass

Instance hyponymBig Ben

Part holonymclock dial, clock face, fusee, fusee drive, movement

English verb: clock

1. clock (change) measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time

SamplesHe clocked the runners.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)measure, quantify

Narrower (hyponym)mistime

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