shot clock

noun

Definition of shot clock

  1. :  a clock in basketball that displays a countdown of the time within which shooting the ball is required

1973

First Known Use of shot clock

1973


SHOT CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

shot clock

noun

Definition of shot clock for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a clock that shows how much time a player has left to shoot the ball

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