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clock tick

One increment, or pulse, of the CPU clock. See clock speed and clock.
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But Fielding lived when the days were longer (for time, like money, is measured by our needs), when summer afternoons were spacious, and the clock ticked slowly in the winter evenings.
One after another the clock ticked off the minutes with painful distinctness in the stillness of the room.
I let the clock tick down to zero, logged back in and amazingly it had reset to 25 minutes.
Every pulse represents a clock tick. The moving clock pulse necessarily traces a longer path than the pulse of a stationary clock.
Yet as they are letting the clock tick down, that is what we are likely to get.
I DON'T know who to vote for They all look the same I blame myself Where did I go wrong The same old story The trillions of debts They can't give us money Maybe they can give us power On the hour on the clock Tick tock the alarm goes off For years and years I've had laughter and tears If only I knew better I would write a letter To Number Ten The Etonian Squad I bet I put a cross Somewhere, nowhere The lambs are born But who gives a toss March, April, May We will pay the price The seeds have been sown But will we get a harvest.
SCIENTISTS studying a wild breed of sheep say they have discovered what makes the body's seasonal clock tick.
Kate, 22, had to play Amazing Grace at what she guessed to be the same time twice a day as part of an experiment into what makes the biological clock tick.
SPAIN Deadline: 11pm (UK) GARETH BALE and Neymar are the two longest unresolved transfer stories in La Liga, and as the clock ticks down it could still be game-on for one, both or neither.
CAN you remember what you were doing as the clock ticked into Monday, March 9, 1999?
Set against the backdrop of a family wedding, the film orchestrates the abduction of a teenager then sows seeds of mistrust between guests as the clock ticks down on a ransom demand.