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verb [transitive] clock pronunciation in British English /klɒk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclock
he/she/itclocks
present participleclocking
past tenseclocked
past participleclocked
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  1. 1
    to travel at a particular speed in a race

    the skier who clocked the fastest time in practice runs

    1. a.
      to measure or record the speed at which a person or vehicle is travelling

      He was charged with dangerous driving after being clocked at 112 mph.

  2. 3
    informal to hit someone
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