time clock

noun

Definition of time clock

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

Examples of time clock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On March 8, an investigator inspected the premises of the market and took a photo of the time clock and timecards. Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Mar. 2022 When there is no time clock marking the start and end of the workday, no clear frontier between home and office, each hour becomes subject to negotiation, each task a battleground of the will. Meghan O’gieblyn, Harper’s Magazine , 4 Jan. 2022 In this scenario, N’Gannou would’ve been on his champion extension time clock when offered a chance to defend his title on August 7. Paul Gift, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 There's reason to be optimistic about the fate of some planets in our solar system in spite of the sun's ticking time clock, said Joshua Blackman, a researcher at the University of Tasmania in Australia and lead author of the study. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2021 There's reason to be optimistic about the fate of some planets in our solar system in spite of the sun's ticking time clock, said Joshua Blackman, a researcher at the University of Tasmania in Australia and lead author of the study. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2021 There's reason to be optimistic about the fate of some planets in our solar system in spite of the sun's ticking time clock, said Joshua Blackman, a researcher at the University of Tasmania in Australia and lead author of the study. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2021 There's reason to be optimistic about the fate of some planets in our solar system in spite of the sun's ticking time clock, said Joshua Blackman, a researcher at the University of Tasmania in Australia and lead author of the study. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2021 There's reason to be optimistic about the fate of some planets in our solar system in spite of the sun's ticking time clock, said Joshua Blackman, a researcher at the University of Tasmania in Australia and lead author of the study. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of time clock

1887, in the meaning defined above

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8 Apr 2022

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“Time clock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20clock. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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