clock time


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clock time

[′kläk ‚tīm]
(computer science)
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The location will be worked out with the Campus Planning Committee, and supporters would like someplace prominent where students and faculty can make a daily connection between the sun's movements and how that relates to clock time.
But you get better wall clock time, better integrity, very efficient replication to remote locations.
Beginning in 1972, every two or three years, a single second has been added to the calendar--more than twenty times--to keep atomic time, civil clock time, and the globe coordinated.
The new XNTP module allows the host to be synchronized with an atomic clock time server.
As Blair explained, For companies struggling to make a batch window which is a small and well-defined time each day when organizations can update their DB2 mainframes even modest gains in either CPU usage or reductions in clock time can be a lifesaver.
In Bergson's Creative Evolution he argues for lived time--the uniqueness of time in the lived experience--which is duration, not the mechanistic clock time.
Of course, Jensen's goal was totally uncontemporary: a classic New York School search for correspondences, a hope to unite chronos and kairos, clock time and God time.
In just under two hundred pages of text, Smith charts (and there are, quite literally, many charts) the coming of clocks and watches to the antebellum South and explores the impact of the growing dependence on clock time on the Southern mentalitywhite and black.
One indispensable element turning peasants into a modern proletariat, they demonstrated, was breaking them from rural or artisan "natural" time to the industrial clock time upon which modern capitalism was based.
They then assign a clock time to each item so that the responsibility for staying on time is shared by all.
But some students seem to have more clock time than others because they use their clock time better.
The rhythms of the planets had been observed and his laws of motion were based upon a universalistic notion of clock time along with the other fundamental physical dimensions of mass and length.