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time clock

noun

Simple Definition of time clock

  • : a special clock that is used to record the times when an employee starts and stops working

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of time clock

  1. :  a clock that stamps starting and quitting times on an employee's time card

1887

First Known Use of time clock

1887

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