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speaking clock

n
(Telecommunications) Brit a telephone service that gives a precise verbal statement of the correct time
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Because the Station Clock - to be built outside Curzon Street Station - will be the ultimate speaking clock.
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Speaking clock gets new voice A RETIRED civil servant from Dundee is the new voice of BT's speaking clock service.
The new voice of the iconic BT Speaking Clock is Alan Steadman, a 69-year-old retired civil servant from Dundee, who has won the nationwide competition to find a new voice to mark the Clocks 80th anniversary.
PENSIONER Alan Steadman is making history as the first Scots speaking clock.
A NATIONWIDE search has been launched to find a new voice for the Speaking Clock.
Hunt for clock's new voice TELECOMS giant BT has launched a search to find a new voice for its speaking clock service.
MINISTRY of Defence staff have spent more than quarter of a million pounds on the speaking clock and directory inquiries since being banned from calling them.
The General Post Office's Speaking Clock was introduced wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Most of the cast deliver their lines with the emotion of the speaking clock, a situation not helped by preponderance of awkward pauses as their characters shuY=e around the screen.
David Walliams, Chris Moyles and Cheryl Cole are some of the famous voices who have also been heard as the Speaking Clock over the years and Lord Of The Rings star Sir Ian McKellen will be doing the honours this year with BT donating 10p for every call made to the Speaking Clock from BT landlines.
97p, residential calls to the Timeline speaking clock will go up from 36.