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Most atomic clocks rely on a very steady tick: the frequency of fluorescent light emitted by cesium atoms after being excited by a microwave field.
These are the people who maintain the atomic clocks that keep all our phones on the right time.
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ATOMIC CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of atomic clock for English Language Learners
: a special kind of clock that is extremely exact
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