Synonyms
Etymology

1. clockwork

noun. ['ˈklɑːˌkwɝːk'] any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock.

Synonyms

  • mainspring

Etymology

  • clock (English)
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Clockwork

  • artwork
  • beadwork
  • brushwork
  • casework
  • earthwork
  • fieldwork
  • firework
  • footwork
  • framework
  • groundwork
  • guesswork
  • handiwork
  • hardwork
  • homework
  • housework
  • latticework
  • leadwork
  • legwork
  • masterwork
  • metalwork

How do you pronounce clockwork?

Pronounce clockwork as ˈklɑkˌwərk.

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Sentences with clockwork


1. Verb, base form
This turnaround of your products can become akin to clockwork as you build your customer base.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They have had several uses, including blowing air in instruments and even in clockwork.

3. Adjective
Mechanism is the belief that the brain works in a mechanized, clockwork fashion, governed by laws.

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