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real-time clock[′rēl ‚tīm ′kläk]
A pulse generator which operates at precise time intervals to determine time intervals between events and initiate specific elements of processing.
real-time clockAn electronic circuit that maintains the time of day. It may also provide timing signals for timesharing operations. See NTP and BIOS.