clock face


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Noun1.clock face - the face of a clock showing hours and minutes of the dayclock face - the face of a clock showing hours and minutes of the day
clock - a timepiece that shows the time of day
face - the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
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It is true that the architect was at a good deal of trouble to conceal the clock face, which would have destroyed the purity of the fine lines of the façade; but, on the other hand, we have that colonnade which circles round the edifice and under which, on days of high religious ceremony, the theories of the stock-brokers and the courtiers of commerce can be developed so majestically.
Nothing is more representative of watch making in Birmingham than the Chamberlain Clock found in the centre of the Jewellery Quarter, and Alexandra has produced a clock face to sit inside the design in homage to the landmark for visitors to enjoy.
ALEX MURPHY, the legendary St Helens Rugby League player, turned back the clock to give a rallying cry to green belt campaigners in Bold and Clock Face.
Cllr Karen Shore, Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWaC)'s Cabinet Member for Environment said: "The Eastgate clock is lit with LED technology, so it's usually quite easy for our street lighting engineers to alter the colours inside the clock face.
Photos taken at the site show the imposing clock face has now been fully restored, as developers strive to maintain some of the factory's stunning original features as part of the renovations.
"We have had electricians up the spire to correct the time on a number of occasions this year but unfortunately they have been unable to resolve the issue and the west clock face seems to have a mind of its own."
Reading a clock face is somewhat complicated by the fact that there are both analogue and digital clocks with which to contend.
The clock face high up on the building is still keeping the correct time but there are issues with Lady Godiva.
The project also aims to restore the clock face surrounds to their original colours as designed in 1856 by architects Charles Barry and Augustus Welby Pugin.
Anchor the center of the table with a large clock face holding an assortment of clocks of different heights and styles, glittery candles, and elegant white tulips in clear glass vases.
Hallmarked 'Liberty & Co Ltd, Birmingham 1902', the front of the piece was embossed with a foliate motif and coupled with stylised numerals on the clock face, its appearance makes it an unmistakably fashionable 'Liberty' piece.
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