clock track

clock track

[′kläk ‚trak]
(computer science)
A track on a magnetic recording medium that generates clock pulses for the synchronization of read and write operations.
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LON's built-in astronomical clock tracks the changes in sun light levels, enabling dimming of the lamps from midnight until dawn, which increases equipment longevity while reducing energy costs.
The permit holder inserts the smart card in the meter, and the meter clock tracks the time elapsed and deducts money from the smart card.
The Clock tracks the time that has elapsed since President Obama, during his inaugural address, initially extended an open hand of unconditional diplomatic engagement to Iran.