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clock radio

a radio combined with an alarm clock in a compact cabinet, the clock serving as a timer to turn the radio on or off at a preset time.
Origin of clock radio
1960-65, Americanism Unabridged
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  • The second thing may not be so universal: tune the clock radio to the local public radio station.
  • In the back bedroom an alarm clock radio is broadcasting a station of soft static.
  • Each room is supplied with cable television, a clock radio, air conditioning and a patio with an oceanfront view.
  • Amenities include free breakfast, coffee maker, refrigerator and alarm clock radio.
  • Guestrooms feature two double or one king bed, ceiling fan and air conditioning, refrigerator and clock radio.
  • The guest now have new bedding, furnishings, an iPod clock radio and high-definition television screens.
  • Included among these were requirements to provide sufficient lifeboats, hold drills, and maintain round the clock radio coverage.
  • Based on input from the client and family, a task was selected requiring that the client set her clock radio.
  • Timers that were set for the clock radio, lights and fans were effective when incessant reminders had repeatedly failed.
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