alarm clock

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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.
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alarm clock

n
(Horology) a clock with a mechanism that sounds at a set time: used esp for waking a person up
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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]
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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