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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Seems it credible that by three such thin threads the great Leviathan was suspended like the big weight to an eight day clock.
We humans have triggered a Doom's Day clock through Global Warming and Climate Change .
Clay charged Dutens four guineas for the 'Gold Sun Chased' (subcontracted to a specialist gold chaser, possibly Ishmael Parbury who chased gold cases for Clay's watches); two guineas 'For making side Frizes to the Case & Glass' (so that the bell would sound through the pierced sides) and 18 guineas for the movement of 'an Eight day Clock that goes with a Chain to Shew the Signs of the Zodiack with Rising of the Sun etc'; the movement is signed on the back 'Clay'.
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.
Given these new issues, extending the 180 day clock to 365 days is needed to design and execute well operations.
SOUTHPORT managed to beat the transfer deadline day clock and re-sign midfielder Godfrey Poku on loan until the end of the season.
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.