Definitions for clocks
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redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, filaria, clocks, pin grass, pin clover, Erodium cicutarium(noun)
European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
"Clocks" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. It was written by all members of the band for their second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. Built around a piano riff, the song features cryptic lyrics of contrast and urgency themes. Several remixes of the track exist and its riff has been widely sampled. "Clocks" debuted to critical and commercial success, with critics mainly commenting on the song's piano melody. It was released in the United Kingdom as the third single from A Rush of Blood to the Head, where it reached number nine in the UK Singles Chart. It was released in the United States as the album's second single and reached number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Clocks" won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Processor logic cycles, so called because each generally corresponds to one clock pulse in the processor's timing. The relative execution times of instructions on a machine are usually discussed in clocks rather than absolute fractions of a second; one good reason for this is that clock speeds for various models of the machine may increase as technology improves, and it is usually the relative times one is interested in when discussing the instruction set. Compare cycle, jiffy.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was a cold, bright day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.
At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
The time just passes quickly when we are involved with something that makes us pay more attention in moment than the clocks pointer.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection.
The circadian clock is the central conductor of the many clocks that are found in nearly all tissues of your body, this clock remains synchronized with the external day through regular exposure to light.
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