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clock in Measurement topic

clockclock2 verb [transitive]  1 MEASUREto cover a distance in a particular time, or to reach a particular speed in a race Karen won in the 300 metres, clocking 42.9 seconds. the first steam engine to clock 100 miles an hour2 TMto measure or record the time or speed that someone or something is travelling atclock somebody at/doing something The police clocked him doing between 100 and 110 miles per hour.3 British English informal to notice someone or something, or to look at them carefully Did you clock the bloke by the door?4 British English to reduce the number of miles or kilometres shown on the instrument in a car that says how far it has gone, in order to sell the car for more money He knew the car had been clocked, but he couldn’t prove it. clock in/on clock off clock out clock up something→ See Verb table
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clockLivingstone clocked 18 mins 6 secs for the 3 1/2 miles in heavy rain, beating Vose by ten metres.The runner from Lynbrook clocked the fastest time this season on the mile run.Roemer now recognized that earlier attempts to clock the speed of light had failed because the distances tested were too short.But he'd soon shut up if he clocked the Stud Hoss in the car park.