- a clock that displays the time in numerical digits rather than by hands on a dial.
Compare analog clock.
Origin of digital clock
First recorded in 1975–80
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- a clock or watch in which the hours, minutes, and sometimes seconds are indicated by digits, rather than by hands on a dialCompare analogue clock