clockwork

[หˆklษ’k.wษœหk]

clockwork Definition

  • 1the mechanism inside a clock that makes it work
  • 2a very regular and efficient system or process

Using clockwork: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "clockwork" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The clock's intricate clockwork was fascinating to watch.

  • Example

    The factory runs like clockwork, with every process optimized for efficiency.

  • Example

    The team's defense moved like clockwork, anticipating every move of the opposing team.

clockwork Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for clockwork

Phrases with clockwork

  • to start a process or system that runs very smoothly and efficiently

    Example

    Once the project was set in motion, everything ran like clockwork.

  • with extreme regularity and precision

    Example

    Every day at noon, like clockwork, he would take his lunch break.

  • to be very reliable and predictable

    Example

    Her daily routine was so precise that she could wind up like clockwork.

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Summary: clockwork in Brief

The term 'clockwork' [หˆklษ’k.wษœหk] refers to the mechanism inside a clock that makes it work. It also denotes a very regular and efficient system or process, as in 'The factory runs like clockwork.' Phrases like 'set something in motion like clockwork' and 'wind up like clockwork' highlight the reliability and predictability of such systems.