clock tick


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clock tick

One increment, or pulse, of the CPU clock. See clock speed and clock.
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The clock ticks The chimes ring out Oh, happy sounds - one hour less to get through till it's time to dress You happy sleepers don't know your luck Into bed and bedclothes tuck Drift off to dreamland, only wake When the alarm goes off - it's past daybreak Thank god for books and Radio 4 World News and all before you happy sleepers deign to rise and rub restful sleep from out your eyes.
STAFF at vanmakers LDV were warned yesterday there is no guarantee all their jobs will be saved as the clock ticks on a last-ditch rescue bid.
BOOKMAKERS are bracing themselves for the stream of World Cup bets to turn into a torrent as the clock ticks down to the opening match on Friday.
The tuned signal then serves as a frequency reference, or its oscillations can be counted off electronically to generate clock ticks.
For Bush, the debate is a chance to recover in public opinion polls as the clock ticks down to Election Day, November 2.