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time clock

n.
A clock that records the starting and quitting times of employees, usually by punching timecards.
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time clock

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a clock which records, by punching or stamping cards inserted into it, the time of arrival or departure of people, such as employees in a factory
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time′ clock`


n.
a clock with an attachment that records the exact time on a card or tape, used to keep a record of the time of something, as the arrival and departure of employees.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.time clock - clock used to record the hours that people worktime clock - clock used to record the hours that people work
clock - a timepiece that shows the time of day
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Translations

time clock

n (Industry) → orologio marcatempo
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