clocking clocking  /ˈklɑ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time taken to traverse a measured course

News

  1. Hunting cheetahs rely more on agility than speed

    Denise ChowLiveScience Cheetahs may hold the distinction of being the fastest animals on land, but these elegant felines actually owe their hunting prowess to their ability to rapidly accelerate and maneuver around tight turns, a new study finds. A team of researchers monitored five wild cheetahs in northern Botswana and found that despite clocking top speeds of nearly 60 mph (97 km/h), cheetahs ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. World’s leading high performance jet oil reaches new heights

    Air BP Lubricants’ Turbo Oil (BPTO) 2197 recently passed a milestone that very few products in commercial aviation can claim – clocking up its 250 millionth successful hour of on-wing service.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

  3. Basis Band Android app finally available, iOS version still absent (video)

    If you've been sitting around not clocking up the miles with your Basis Band , we imagine it's because you were waiting for that long-delayed mobile app. Well, it might not be Q1 as promised , but it's finally time to lace up those sneakers. It's team Android that gets out of the blocks first, with the app debuting on the Google-flavored OS. Features include automatic sync, the ability to see ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "Shug has been sort of clocking this race ever since this spring," Nafzger said. "And let's be honest, Shug doesn't clock a race that he's not tough in. I think Sightseeing is going to be a really formidable horse come Saturday."
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Carl Nafzger Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "If somebody's clocking it hard on our team or the other team, I'm checking to see what it was," Florida second baseman Dan Uggla said. "Doesn't happen a whole lot. We're still fans of all that kind of stuff."
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Dan Uggla Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He was regularly clocking 150kmp and that is something I haven't seen in a long time in the Test arena," Gayle wrote.
    on Dec 12, 2009 By: Chris Gayle Source: Stabroek News

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