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water clock

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Definition of water clock in English:

noun

historical
A clock that used the flow of water to measure time.
Example sentences
  • At night, one of the monks always had to stay awake keeping an eye on the water clock or the sand clock.
  • He is credited with the invention of a rain gauge, a water clock, and a sundial.
  • He raised his hand, muscles flowing in and out of place like a water clock resetting itself.

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