day clock

day clock

[′dā ‚kläk]
(computer science)
An internal binary counter, with a resolution usually of a microsecond and a cycle measured in years, providing an accurate measure of elapsed time independent of system activity.
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Each course will last for eight hours a day clock, including two coffee breaks and lunch breaks.
In 1736, a bill from the Huguenot jeweller Peter Dutens to Frederick, Prince of Wales for an eight day clock which shows the signs of the zodiac and the rising of the sun, reveals the close connections between the jewellers' and clockmakers' trades.
SOUTHPORT managed to beat the transfer deadline day clock and re-sign midfielder Godfrey Poku on loan until the end of the season.
NASA inventors have drawn up plans for the Day Clock, which uses letters instead of numbers to refer to the days of the week.
The phone integrated with Caller ID, model FM890A has speakerphone, 10 Caller ID memories, scroll, erase, time of day clock, call counter and three-language operation.
The seamless integration of reporting features essentially puts time back on the school day clock so teachers and students can stay focused on instruction and learning.
The service monitors all relevant for DB AG national and international media (according to dynamic media sample) and provides this in the original categorized in a password-protected portal with editorial written summary of the latest 8 day clock.
Hanson received a Host of the Day clock and 2011 Big E commemorative gifts at the surprise presentation.
James Milner could easily have been lining up in claret and blue last night after getting as far as the Villa Park reception before a mobile phone call summoned him back to the North East with the deadline day clock ticking towards midnight.
JIM MAGILTON, Northern Ireland's newest member of the 50-cap club, never dreamed when he was in international exile under former manager Lawrie McMenemy that he might one day clock up his half-century.
A seven day clock allows automatic startup, shutdown and standby modes for greater operating efficiency.
Javelin's MAT certification begins a final 30 day clock that, upon its expiration, will require the majority of swaps to trade on a Swap Execution Facility ("SEF"), such as Javelin.