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1. around-the-clock

adjective. at all times.

Synonyms

  • day-and-night
  • round-the-clock
  • uninterrupted
  • nonstop

Antonyms

  • broken
  • indirect
  • disjunct
  • disrupted

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Words that Rhyme with Grandfather Clock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Example sentences of the word grandfather-clock


1. Noun Phrase
Wax and polish the wood of the grandfather clock about every two to three months.

2. Noun Phrase
Follow the same procedure with the hour hand if the grandfather clock is not striking the correct hour.

3. Noun Phrase
Open the front door of your grandfather clock.

4. Noun Phrase
Close the grandfather clock door once you wind all three chains.

2. round-the-clock

adjective. at all times.

Synonyms

  • around-the-clock
  • day-and-night
  • uninterrupted
  • nonstop

Antonyms

  • broken
  • indirect
  • disjunct
  • disrupted

3. clock-watching

noun. paying excessive attention to the clock (in anticipation of stopping work).

Synonyms

  • attention

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • nonattendance

4. grandfather

noun. ['ˈgrændˌfɑːðɝ, ˈgrænˌfɑːðɝ'] the father of your father or mother.

Synonyms

  • grandad
  • granddad
  • grandparent
  • gramps
  • grandpa

5. clock

noun. ['ˈklɑːk'] a timepiece that shows the time of day.

Synonyms

  • digital clock
  • timekeeper
  • clock face
  • water clock
  • system clock
  • movement
  • time clock
  • pendulum clock
  • alarm clock
  • water glass
  • alarm
  • cuckoo clock
  • chronometer
  • electric clock
  • timepiece
  • wall clock
  • analog clock
  • clock dial
  • fusee
  • clepsydra
  • turret clock
  • fusee drive

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • fearlessness
  • alarming

6. clock

verb. ['ˈklɑːk'] measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time.

Synonyms

  • quantify
  • time
  • mistime

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize
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