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time signal

[′tīm ‚sig·nəl]
(communications)
An accurate signal which is broadcast by radio and marks a specified time or time interval, used for setting timepieces and for determining their errors; in particular, a radio signal broadcast at accurately known times each day on a number of different frequencies by WWV and other stations.
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