against the clock

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Adv.1.against the clock - as fast as possibleagainst the clock - as fast as possible; before a deadline; "it was a race against the clock"
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Results Big Tour, Table A, One round against the clock, Art.
The five classes on Friday will include an Open Class of one round against the clock, where Juniors will be jumping a height of 125cm with the rest going up to 130cm, with the other four being one round not against the clock for Novices & Children as well as for Young Horses aged five, six and seven years old respectively.
Friday's competitions will include the following competitions: One Round not Against the Clock competition for Novices; One Round not Against the Clock competition for Novices, Children and Young Horses (4-5 year-olds); One Round Against the Clock for Young Horses (5-6 year-olds) and Juniors; One Round Against the Clock for Division 2; One Round Against the Clock for Division 1 and a Special Two Phase class for Division 1 riders.
On Friday, the seasoned campaigner's repeated his superb horse-riding skill and again with his 16-year-old grey stud Cassander Van Het Bremhof to clinch Table A, One round against the clock, Art.
Criminal Minds Sky Witness, 9pm It's a race against the clock for Penelope (Kirsten Vangsness, left) and the rest of the BAU to capture vigilantes behind a series of attacks taking place every 27 minutes in Washington DC.
The participants will need to work against the clock individually or in groups of up to three people.
BRITAIN is "working against the clock" to secure a Brexit deal, Philip Hammond said, as he sidestepped Labour demands to reject a no-deal scenario.
Summary: Hualien [Taiwan], Feb 8 (ANI): The death toll from Taiwan's massive earthquake has risen to nine, officials say, as rescuers race against the clock to reach trapped survivors.
International jumping competition against the clock (1.25 - 1.30m) Table A, FEI Art.
Rory Reid retraces a historic journey against the clock when he delivers a Jaguar F-type SVR to the Geneva Motor Show, while Chris Harris takes the the new BMW M2 for a test drive.
BANK employees were racing against the clock - and each other - when they took on the Santander Flame Relay challenge.