flying clock

flying clock

[¦flī·iŋ ′kläk]
(horology)
A cesium-controlled high-precision time standard that can be kept in continuous operation on commercial aircraft as well as in automobiles.
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We gave him a gallop during the week and he did a flying clock up our gallop.
A TEED-OFF golfer is suing one of Scotland's most prestigious courses after he was hit on the head by a flying clock.
At the band's invitation, Ian then created the ground-breaking flying clocks animation for the song Time from Pink Floyd's seminal Dark Side of the Moon album.