digital clock

noun
a clock that displays the time in numerical digits rather than by hands on a dial.
Compare analog clock.


Origin:
1975–80

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digital clock or digital watch
 
n
Compare analogue clock a clock or watch in which the hours, minutes, and sometimes seconds are indicated by digits, rather than by hands on a dial
 
digital watch or digital watch
 
n

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Example sentences
Above the dial is the world's first digital clock, which changes every five
  minutes.
One patient reported that she was newly able, about a year after the treatment,
  to see the digital clock in the family car.
To his big desk's upper left is a wall-mounted digital clock that counts down
  seconds.
The numerals on a digital clock are each made up of some combination of seven
  line segments, as shown above.
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