internal clock


Definition of internal clock

  1. 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. 2 :  a clock or timing device that is inside a computer

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  situated near the inside of the body

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

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

    :  any periodic system by which time is measured

    :  a registering device usually with a dial

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

    :  to be timed at

    :  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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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