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shot clock

noun
1.
a clock used in basketball games to limit to a specific length the time taken between shots.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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Examples for shot clock
  • We adopted a tower siting shot clock to speed mobile broadband deployment.
  • We ended up taking a lot of shots with three or four seconds left on the shot clock.
  • They do not view the continuing litigation on the shot clock to be a reason for inaction.
  • In baseball, no shot clock or penalty clock or game clock influences victory or defeat.
  • There's a new thing in college called the shot clock.

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