To regulate a clock

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To regulate a clock to adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time.
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Usage

In literature:

Near the instrument is a clock regulated to sidereal time.
"Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works" by Edward Singleton Holden
As an illustration, let us suppose that in a certain shop where hangs a regulator are two clocks to be regulated.
"Our Calendar" by George Nichols Packer
A guard, the strength of which is to be regulated by the sentries required, is to mount every morning at nine o'clock.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
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In news:

The Celina water plant will switch to round-the-clock operations as the city pilot tests a treatment option that is expected to bring the water into compliance with state regulations.
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In science:

Fig. 3 Voltage controlled gate A particular attention was paid to the clock duty cycle conservation , this is why the cell is highly symmetric. 2) Phase detector The purpose of this block is to provide phase difference information for performing the line regulation.
Development of a TDC to equip a Liquid Xenon PET prototype
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