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.
I think the final cost of materials came to about $10,000 to $12,000," he said, demonstrating to those listening the thinness of the gold leaf that was applied to the clock face numerals and minutes markers.
The carriage clock is gold in colour with a black clock face and gold hands with a black strip around carriage clock.
A clock face may have been used on court, with a quarter move of the hand to indicate scores of 15, 30 and 45.
The whimsical mural features a life-sized Glockenspiel, with each detail mirroring the clocks found in major European cities, including astrological signs and Roman numerals on the clock face, as well as open-faced gears.
It wasn't just the sheer bulk of the time-telling fortress that suggested a literal occupation of the place; what really held one's attention was the relentless, mechanical noise of the flipping and flapping, clicking and clacking plates of the digital clock face keeping time.
Next, purchase a clear plastic frame--a so-called frameless frame--about 1 1/2 inches deep and sized to the clock face.
The clock faces in the clock panel can be tailored in various ways, including: 1) time zones/cities of your choice, 2) number of clocks on the panel, 3) analog (with clock face and hands) or digital, 4) 24-hour or AM/PM, 5) with or without second hand/seconds counter, 6) with or without city/time zone, 7) colors of the panel and of the clocks themselves, and 8) size, style and color of lettering.
THE iconic clock face from Paradox Nightclub, in Aintree, is up for sale.
Created by Tobie Langel, the installation uses words instead of a traditional clock face and is intended as a playful tribute to life before smartphones, when people thought nothing of asking someone else the time.
GONE The hands remain, but the clock face has vanished from the landmark former Co-op building (also pictured below) in Newcastle
Available in three colours, the pendulumlike clock face is modern and will look perfect rocking from side to side in a bedroom, kitchen or office.