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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On the other hand, the real-time digital clock recovery performed in the ASIC uses the digitized waveform in the same way as the batch mode but, unlike the batch mode, the recovered clock tracks the signal phase continuously.
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.
Long clock tracks are unwise, too, as they can introduce sampling jitter, so it is best if the system ASIC is placed next to the AFE IC.
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.