- Any system by which time is divided into days, weeks, months, and years.
- We currently use the Gregorian .
- A means to determine the date consisting of a document containing dates and other temporal information.
- Write his birthday on the hanging on the wall.
- A list of planned events.
- The club has a busy this year.
- To set a date for a proceeding in court, usually done by a judge at a calendar call.
- The judge agreed to a hearing for pretrial motions for the week of May 15, but did not agree to the trial itself on a specific date.
- Central Daylight Time
- (medicine) clock draw task
- One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
- An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area.
- The word Cheek is also an old family surname from Anglo-Saxon England that predates the Norman invasion. The Cheek family was among the first to immigrate to the US colonies in the early 17th century. The family crest is a white shield with three red crescents.
- A cut of meat, often containing a section of a rib.
verb (chops, chopping, chopped, chopped)
- I only like lamb chops when it is served with mint jelly.
- A blow with an axe, cleaver, or similar utensil.
- It should take just one good to fell the sapling.
- ocean, Ocean waves, generally caused by wind, distinguished from swell by being smaller and not lasting as long.
- (poker) The result of a tied poker hand
- (transitive) To cut into pieces with short, vigorous cutting motions.
- an onion
- (transitive) To sever with an axe or similar implement.
- Chop off his head.
- (transitive) To prepare marijuana so as to be smokable.
- (context, transitive, baseball) To hit the ball downward so that it takes a high bounce.
- (poker) To divide the pot (or tournament prize) between two or more players.
- A sentence or inscription in which the capital letters, interpreted in Roman numerals, stand for a particular date if rearranged.
- (obsolete) A chronogram.
- A device which marks or records time; a stopwatch.
- A device for measure, measuring time, such as a watch or clock
- (physics) A hypothetical quantum or particle of time.
- an optical instrument used to measure very small time intervals with precision
- Having to do with people and government office as opposed to the military or religion.
- She went into civil service because she wanted to help the people.
- Behaving in a reasonable or polite manner.
- It was very civil of him to stop the argument.
- A water clock, especially as used in the ancient world.
- 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 856:
- :They sat among the choiring clepsydras of the evening garden, time elapsing in a dozen ways, allowing their cigars to go out, keeping a companionable silence.
- An instrument used to measure or keep track of time; a non-portable timepiece.
- The odometer of a motor vehicle.
- This car has over 300,000 miles on the .
- (electronics) An electrical signal that synchronizes timing among digital circuit, digital circuits of semiconductor chips or modules.
- (transitive) To measure the duration of.
- (transitive) To measure the speed of.
- He was clocked at 155 miles per hour.
- (context, transitive, slang) To hit (someone)
- When the boxer let down his guard, his opponent clocked him.
- (slang) To take notice of.
- Clock the wheels on that car!
- (context, UK, slang) To falsify the reading of the odometer of a vehicle.
- I don't believe that car has done only 40,000 miles. It's been clocked.
- A mechanism powered by a coiled spring and regulated by some form of escapement; the power is transmitted through toothed gearwheels and used to drive a mechanical clock, toy, or other device.
- (in compound terms) Powered by clockwork
- A male bird, especially a domestic fowl.
- Male chicken.
- A valve or tap for controlling flow in plumbing.
- The hammer of a firearm.
- (slang, vulgar) The penis.
- (curling) The circle at the end of the rink.
- The state of being cocked; an upward turn, tilt or angle.
- (UK, pejorative, slang) A stupid person.
- (UK, informal) An informal term of address.
- All right,
- (transitive) To lift the cock of a firearm; to prepare (a gun) to be fired.
- (transitive) To turn or twist something upwards or to one side.
- (UK, transitive, slang) To copulate with.
noun (plural: common years)
- A year that is not a leap year. A 365-day year.
- A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
- A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
- A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry
- A wreath or band for the head.
- Imperial or regal power.
- The topmost part of the head.
- The highest part a hill.
- The top part of a hat.
- The raised centre of a road.
- The highest part of an arch.
- Splendor, finish, culmination.
- Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
- Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
- (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
- (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
- (dentistry) A prothestic covering for a tooth.
- (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
- (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
- To place a crown on the head of.
- To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.
- To declare (someone) a winner.
- (medicine) Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.
- The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.
- (context, gaming) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
- (context, board games) In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.
- "Crown me!" I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.
- Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
- Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
- a fire
- (given name, female).
- (slang) The drug Crystal Meth (methamphetamine hydrochloride)
- Central Standard Time
- convulsive shock treatment
- Connecticut, a state of the United States of America.
- Computed tomography
- Central Time