alarm clock

(redirected from Alarm clocks)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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
References in classic literature ?
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.
The customer had desired to purchase an alarm clock, and the boss had shown him two exactly similar, telling him that the price of one was a dollar and of the other a dollar seventy-five.
In answer to the Coroner's question, she told how, her alarm clock having aroused her at 4.
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.
Our wireless power semiconductors are now in everything from smartphones to wearables to furniture, and now alarm clocks.
One of the worst things that can happen when using alarm clocks or alarm clock apps is waking up to your spouse's earlier alarm when you don't have to wake up yet.
Thankfully everyone in the galaxy can now get up on time courtesy of these Star Wars Talking Alarm Clocks which come in Chewbacca, C-3PO and Stormtrooper models, each spouting a snippet of iconic movie dialogue to wake you come that dreaded bleary-eyed hour.
uk LED alarm clocks are sleek and functional, so put an end to lateness and ensure you rise and shine each morning.
In an attempt to brighten up these early starts, which are particularly painful in winter, we've gathered a collection of alarm clocks we believe can induce a grin and offer a pleasant introduction to a new day.
In an attempt to brighten up these early starts, which are particularly painful during the winter months, we've gathered a collection of alarm clocks we believe can bring a grin and offer a pleasant introduction to a new day.