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According to this view, the world is like a giant clockwork machine whose parts are governed by set laws of motion.Is Reality a Game of Quantum Mirrors? A New Theory Suggests It Might Be|Peter Evans|June 30, 2021|Singularity Hub
Soon after, like clockwork, ramp dishes start showing up on local restaurant menus.
The adults will be left to decompose on the ground, and newly hatched nymphs will burrow into the soil, their home for the next 17 years until, like clockwork, the cycle begins anew.An Animated Guide to This Year's Massive Brood X Cicada Emergence|Rebecca Katzman|May 12, 2021|Time
He wrote me letters nearly every day, and I responded like clockwork.
Every spring, like clockwork, I find myself sad and wistful as the days grow longer and warmer.Can We Please Stop Calling Them “Asian Fit” Goggles?|Benny Chen|February 22, 2021|Outside Online
And, like clockwork, they came: throngs of well-dressed art collectors and dealers, socialites, and fashion folk.Kanye West Hosts Impromptu Listening Party During Art Basel Switzerland|Isabel Wilkinson|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was channeling Jim Morrison and Malcolm McDowell from A Clockwork Orange.Matthew McConaughey on ‘Magic Mike,’ Thongs & Losing Weight|Ramin Setoodeh|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are set pieces and costumes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, artifacts from A Clockwork Orange, and costumes from The Shining.A Starry Night: Los Angeles Honors Stanley Kubrick|Isabel Wilkinson|October 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As predictable as Muslim bullying has become, the moral confusion of secular liberals appears to be part of the same clockwork.Sam Harris On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God|Sam Harris|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Freedom is knowing the myriad moving parts of your professional life are operating like clockwork.
Today most of the clockwork motor talking machines are built upon the principles disclosed in the Macdonald Spring Motor patent.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
When the stop pin has passed the spring, the connection through the magnets T is broken and the clockwork F stops instantly.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
If we can't do that, we shall have to wait till the bally clockwork runs down.
Their swinging stride would delight a soldier's heart, for it is like clockwork in its precision.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
My breath was short, and there was clockwork going in my head.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman