internal clock

noun

Definition of internal clock

1 :a system in the body that controls when a person needs to sleep, eat, etc.
  • The long trip upset my internal clock and I had a hard time getting to sleep.
2 :a clock or timing device that is inside a computer

Word by Word Definitions

internal play
  1. : existing or situated within the limits or surface of something: such as

  2. : situated near the inside of the body

  3. : situated on the side toward the median plane of the body

clock play
  1. : a device other than a watch for indicating or measuring time commonly by means of hands moving on a dial

  2. : a registering device usually with a dial

  3. : time clock

  1. : to time with a stopwatch or by an electric timing device

  2. : to be timed at

  3. : to register on a mechanical recording device

  1. : an ornamental figure on the ankle or side of a stocking or sock


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