- continuing without pause or interruption: an around-the-clock guard on the prisoner.
Origin of around-the-clock
First recorded in 1940–45
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Related Words for around-the-clockround-the-clock, perpetual, continuous, never-ending, unending, ongoing, uninterrupted, interminable, relentless, nonstop, endless, ceaseless, constant, eternal, everlasting, persistent, timeless, unceasing
Examples from the Web for around-the-clock
Contemporary Examples of around-the-clock
Police, however, are keeping tabs on the property with around-the-clock surveillance.Cleveland Wants to Burn Down Ariel Castro’s House. Should It Be?
May 13, 2013
My best friend is a C-4/C-5 quadriplegic who depends on around-the-clock care.Auti Angel, Star of ‘Musical Chairs,’ on Being Disabled in Hollywood
March 24, 2012