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alarm clock

n.
A clock that can be set to wake someone up or alert attention at a particular time, as by sounding a bell or buzzer.

alarm clock

n
(Horology) a clock with a mechanism that sounds at a set time: used esp for waking a person up

alarm′ clock`


n.
a clock with a bell or buzzer that can be set to sound at a particular time, as to awaken someone.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alarm clock - a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset timealarm clock - a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time
clock - a timepiece that shows the time of day
Translations
budík
vækkeur
herätyskello
budilica
ébresztőóravekker
vekjaraklukka
目覚まし時計
알람 시계
budilka
väckarklocka
นาฬิกาปลุก
đồng hồ báo thức

alarm clock

nsveglia

alarm clock

مُنَبِّـه budík vækkeur Wecker ξυπνητήρι despertador herätyskello réveil budilica sveglia 目覚まし時計 알람 시계 wekker vekkerklokke budzik despertador будильник väckarklocka นาฬิกาปลุก çalar saat đồng hồ báo thức 闹钟
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On the chest of one a china door-knob was suspended, on the chest of another the brass wheel of an alarm clock.
Jerry remembered another high-grass adventure, when he and his brother Michael had fought Owmi, another black distinguishable for the cogged wheels of an alarm clock on his chest.
He hated the thought of ceasing to live, even for so short a time, and his sole consolation was that the alarm clock was set five hours ahead.
Maybe the alarm clock'll go off and wake me up in a couple of minutes.
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In answer to the Coroner's question, she told how, her alarm clock having aroused her at 4.30 as usual, she was dressing, when she was startled by the sound of something heavy falling.
Thrust through holes in his ears were a can opener, the broken handle of a toothbrush, a clay pipe, the brass wheel of an alarm clock, and several Winchester rifle cartridges.
'I've learned that programming alarm clocks is a nightmare,' says Mouawad.
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The first alarm clocks looked nothing like the ones we use now.
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