clock: 1. A reference source of timing information. (188) 2. A device providing signals used in a transmission system to control the timing of certain functions such as the duration of signal elements or the sampling rate. (188) 3. A device that generates periodic, accurately spaced signals used for such purposes as timing, regulation of the operations of a processor, or generation of interrupts.
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