round-the-clock watch


round-the-clock watch
круглосуточное дежурство

English-Russian dictionary of scientific and technical difficulties vocabulary. . 2007.

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  • round-the-clock — /ˈraʊnd ðə klɒk/ (say rownd dhuh klok) adjective continuous throughout the day and night: the police kept up a round the clock watch for the suspect. Also, (especially in predicative use), round the clock …   Australian English dictionary

  • clock — ► NOUN 1) an instrument that measures and indicates the time by means of a dial or a digital display. 2) informal a measuring device resembling a clock, such as a speedometer. ► VERB informal 1) attain or register (a specified time, distance, or… …   English terms dictionary

  • The Experiment — was a documentary series broadcast on BBC television in 2002. It presented the findings of what subsequently became known as The BBC Prison Study (Reicher Haslam, 2006)BackgroundThe genesis of the programme was the 1971 Stanford prison experiment …   Wikipedia

  • clock — 1 noun (C) 1 an instrument in a room or on a public building that shows what time it is: The clock was ticking on the mantelpiece. | the clock strikes three/half past four etc: The church clock struck midnight. | the clock says... (=the clock… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • watch — I UK [wɒtʃ] / US [wɑtʃ] verb Word forms watch : present tense I/you/we/they watch he/she/it watches present participle watching past tense watched past participle watched *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to look at someone or something for a… …   English dictionary

  • clock — clock1 W3S2 [klɔk US kla:k] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: clocke bell, clock , from Medieval Latin clocca bell , from a Celtic language] 1.) an instrument that shows what time it is, in a room or outside on a building ▪ The clock on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clock — I UK [klɒk] / US [klɑk] noun [countable] Word forms clock : singular clock plural clocks ** an object that shows the time. The object like a clock that you wear on your wrist is called a watch. Clocks either have a background called a face with… …   English dictionary

  • clock — [[t]klɒ̱k[/t]] ♦♦♦ clocks, clocking, clocked 1) N COUNT A clock is an instrument, for example in a room or on the outside of a building, that shows what time of day it is. He was conscious of a clock ticking... He also repairs clocks and watches …   English dictionary

  • clock — 1. n. & v. n. 1 an instrument for measuring time, driven mechanically or electrically and indicating hours, minutes, etc., by hands on a dial or by displayed figures. 2 a any measuring device resembling a clock. b colloq. a speedometer, taximeter …   Useful english dictionary

  • clock — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate ▪ 12 hour, 24 hour ▪ digital, electric ▪ atomic ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • clock*/*/*/ — [klɒk] noun [C] I an object that shows the time. The similar object that you wear on your wrist is called a watch The only sound was the clock ticking.[/ex] I glanced at the kitchen clock.[/ex] • against the clock as fast as possible in order to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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