[ round-thuh-klok ]
See synonyms for round-the-clock on
  1. a variant of around-the-clock.

Words Nearby round-the-clock Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use round-the-clock in a sentence

  • For twenty-four hours the Ranger had been in the saddle, and he was expecting to turn in for a round-the-clock sleep.

    Oh, You Tex! | William Macleod Raine
  • As the girl had said, this field boasted hundreds of super-sonic fighters, so many that servicing was a round-the-clock routine.

    Triplanetary | Edward Elmer Smith
  • "We're going on a complete crash-priority basis, with round-the-clock shifts," he said.

    Human Error | Raymond F. Jones
  • After forty-eight hours of round-the-clock work, the equipment was ready.

  • The pictured preparations back on Earth meant round-the-clock drudgery for Joe and the others.

    Space Tug | Murray Leinster

British Dictionary definitions for round-the-clock


  1. (or as adverb round the clock) throughout the day and night

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