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clock

1. noun device showing or keeping time2. noun method of measuring time3. verb finish race in (time)4. verb measure speed of (moving vehicle, object etc)5. verb AUTO illegally change mileage6. verb notice, spot7. verb hit (sb)
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1 noun device showing or keeping timeclog masc1  c m u the digital clock says it's half two de réir an chloig dhigitigh, tá sé leath i ndiaidh a dó the clock struck six bhuail an clog a sé to put the clock back an clog a chur siarthe oven clock is broken tá clog an oighinn briste 2 noun method of measuring timeclog masc1  c m u the 24-hour clock an clog 24 uair
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb finish race in (time) TRANSITIVEshe clocked 12 minutes chríochnaigh sí in 12 nóiméad, 12 bhomaite an t-am a bhí aici 4 verb measure speed of (moving vehicle, object etc) TRANSITIVEhe was clocked at 200 kph rugadh air ag déanamh 200 km/u, fuarthas ag déanamh 200 km/u éshe clocked the cars at 100 kph thomhais sí luas na gcarranna ag 100 km/u 5 verb AUTO illegally change mileage TRANSITIVEan clog a athshocrú ithe car was clocked bhí an clog athshocraithe sa charr 6 verb informal notice, spot TRANSITIVEtabhair faoi dearafeic verb  c m ushe clocked him at the concert thug sí faoi deara é ag an gceolchoirm 7 verb informal hit (sb) TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uI clocked him over the head bhuail mé sa chloigeann é
phrases

against the clock

1 working hard to finish on timein aghaidh an chloigin éadan an chloigwe'll work against the clock to finish it on time oibreoimid in éadan an chloig lena chríochnú in am, déanfaimid ár míle dícheall é a chríochnú in am 2 SPOR competing to achieve fast timein aghaidh an chloigin éadan an chloigi gcoinne an chloig

around the clock

(also

round the clock

) de lá agus d'oícheó dhubh go dubhhe cared for his wife around the clock bhí sé ag tabhairt aire dá bhean de lá agus d'oíche, bhí sé ag tabhairt aire dá bhean ceithre huaire fichead sa lá

to beat the clock

an clog a bhualadhan clog a shárú

by the clock

de réir an chloignot all teachers live by the clock ní bhíonn leathshúil ag gach múinteoir ar an gclog

to run the clock down

SPOR bheith ag meilt ama

the clock is ticking

tá an t-am á chaitheamhtá an t-am ag imeacht

on the clock

1 (of time) remainingfágtha ar an gcloghe scored a point with one minute on the clock scóráil sé cúilín agus gan ach nóiméad amháin fágtha ar an gclog 2 AUTO (of mileage) shown as travelledar an gclogit had 16,000 miles on the clock bhí 16,000 míle ar an gclog

to turn the clock(s) back

an clog a chur siarthey've turned the clock back twenty years tá siad i ndiaidh an clog a chur siar fiche bliain

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