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[round-th uh-klok] /ˈraʊnd ðəˈklɒk/
adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For twenty-four hours the Ranger had been in the saddle, and he was expecting to turn in for a round-the-clock sleep.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • "We're going on a complete crash-priority basis, with round-the-clock shifts," he said.

    Human Error Raymond F. Jones
  • As the girl had said, this field boasted hundreds of super-sonic fighters, so many that servicing was a round-the-clock routine.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • After forty-eight hours of round-the-clock work, the equipment was ready.

British Dictionary definitions for round-the-clock


(or as adverb round the clock) throughout the day and night
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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