clock off


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v clock off register one's departure from work
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In literature:

At five o'clock I found myself in my bed, tired out but happy that everything had gone off so well.
"The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912" by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
Next morning he went early in to Whitehall, and about one o'clock in the forenoon started off for Holland Park.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 31. October, 1873." by Various
Tents were struck, prayers said, and about nine o'clock we moved off the ground in the direction of the Dordogne.
"For The Admiral" by W.J. Marx
The siege continued from about sunrise till about ten o'clock the next day, when they marched off.
"Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone" by Cecil B. Hartley
At three o'clock A. M. of Aug. 6, 1840, the "Edinburgh Castle" was off Wimereux, a little landing-place close to Boulogne.
"France in the Nineteenth Century" by Elizabeth Latimer
The passengers had probably got off the steamer by eleven o'clock.
"The Lion and The Mouse" by Charles Klein
At ten o'clock Captain O'Connor returned and Lieutenant Desmond hurried off.
"One of the 28th" by G. A. Henty
The afternoon was very hot, and we did not start off again until 4 o'clock.
"Argentina From A British Point Of View" by Various
Only at ten o'clock, by George, you've got to knock off and go to bed.
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
At seven o'clock the bell for dinner rang and the officers trooped off.
"London to Ladysmith via Pretoria" by Winston Spencer Churchill

In poetry:

Evenings they sat, each in an accustomed chair,
He read, she mended ...
The while a clock ticked off the hours to ten,
And so each evening ended.
"Forgotten Sky" by Edith Mirick
Shabby and sorry and sorely sick,
He slept, and dreamt that the clock's "tick, tick,"
Was one of the Fates, with a long sharp knife,
Snicking off bits of his shortened life.
"The Baby's Vengeance" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Leading by just three, Kansas State took eight minutes off the clock and converted three third downs en route to a field goal, providing the 27-21 final score in Saturday's win in Ames .
Scientists Back Off , Neutrinos Were Not Clocked At Speeds Faster Than Light.
Kobe Bryant walks off the court as his team trails 79-77 after a basket by the Pacers' George Hill with less than a second on the game clock.
Yet when the alarm clock goes off and we set about our work or exercise, it becomes easy to forget feeding the body.
It wasn't until the final minutes began ticking off the Memorial Stadium clock when Jeff Tedford finally noticed a difference in his team's demeanor.
When Bucktail met Carson Long in the regular season finale Friday night at Hubert Jack Stadium, you could color the game Red & White from the opening kickoff until the final seconds ticked off the scoreboard clock.
Clock turned off, no individual winners in shortened Chase Corporate Challenge.
When a table is needed, the front of a clock pops off.
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three (with Colonel Ford) rock back the clock at Off Broadway, Friday, September 28.
Until 10 o'clock, Texas Roadhouse is giving 10% off your food purchase if you mention the toy drive.
As the final time ticked off the clock, tackles were not the only thing the Mississippi State football team missed on.
EJ Manuel rushed 22 yards into the end zone as the final seconds ticked off the clock.
Lafayette's Alley Houghton recorded a hat trick before 20 minutes had elapsed off the clock in Tuesday's soccer match with Horn Lake at William L Buford Stadium.
Clock turned off, no individual winners in shortened Chase Corporate Challenge.
Almost immediately after the final seconds ticked off the clock, people began flooding High Street.

In science:

The CR exposure clock will tick faster than the real clock such that meteorites that broke off during this period will have a wide range of exposure ages.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The particle decays according to an exponential mean 1 clock; when the clock goes off, the particle splits into two, each of which continues an independent Brownian motion and each of which independently decays according to an exponential mean 1 clock.
Minima in branching random walks
Assessing performance and reliability of these systems requires to understand the time-dependent intrinsic electrical response (resonances and transient delays) of these devices which have to switch electric currents on and off, and driven by high clock speeds.
Interplay Between Structural Randomness, Composite Disorder, and Electrical Response: Resonances and Transient Delays in Complex Impedance Networks
This turns out to be a good trade-off in the CUDA environment, as global memory accesses are by far the most costly operations, taking several hundred clock cycles to complete.
Accelerating numerical solution of Stochastic Differential Equations with CUDA
When the clock of wi “sets off ”, wi becomes active and looks for a better job.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market