Definition of "clocked" []

  • A timepiece, usually free-standing, hanging, or built into a tower, having mechanically or electrically driven pointers that move constantly over a dial showing the numbers of the hours (noun)
  • Any clocklike device for recording or measuring, such as a taximeter or pressure gauge (noun)
  • The downy head of a dandelion that has gone to seed (noun)
  • An electrical circuit that generates pulses at a predetermined rate (noun)
  • An electronic pulse generator that transmits streams of regular pulses to which various parts of the computer and its operations are synchronized (noun)
  • To strike, esp on the face or head (verb)
  • To see or notice (verb)
  • To record (time) as with a stopwatch, esp in the calculation of speed (verb)
  • To feed a clock pulse to (a digital device) in order to cause it to switch to a new state (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of clock. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "clocked" in a sentence
  • "The thing that surprises me is the fact that people are even pushing for the teaching of intelligent design (which many refer to as a clocked version of creationism) in classrooms."
  • "Trading Standards Officers uncovered Barrett's eBay practices when a complaint was made about him by a customer who claimed he had been sold a 'clocked' 16-seater minibus which was advertised on the site."
  • "More than 600,000 cars on Britain's roads have been "clocked" the BBC has learned, with"