English version

the clock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe clockthe clocka) TTCTMan instrument in a vehicle that measures how far it has travelledon the clock a car with 43,000 miles on the clock b) TTCTMan instrument in a vehicle that measures the speed at which it is travelling clock
Examples from the Corpus
on the clockHe presses the snooze button on the clock with a practised finger and falls effortlessly asleep.GXU3, Lucinda thought feverishly, eyes on the clock.Mavis's eyes on the clock.The car still has only 16,000 miles on the clock.He had a car - a Volvo 244, five years old with only twelve thousand miles on the clock.He ran to midcourt and hugged Barros, but soon realized that 0. 8 seconds remained on the clock.The margin is now four with three seconds on the clock.Eddie grabs the rebound and puts it up with no time on the clock.
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