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Alarm-clock a.k.a. Alarm clock: An alarm clock is a clock that is designed to make a sound, or some other signal, at a specific time. The primary utility of these clocks is to awaken people from their night's sleep or short naps; they are sometimes used for other reminders as well. Most use sound; some use light or vibration. Some have sensors to identify when a person is in a light stage of sleep, in order to avoid waking someone who is deeply asleep, which causes tiredness, even if the person has had adequate sleep. To stop the sound or light, a button or handle on the clock is pressed; most clocks automatically stop the alarm if left unattended long enough. A classic analog alarm clock has an extra hand or inset dial that is used to specify the time at which to activate the alarm. Alarm clocks are also found on mobile phones and watches.

  • also known as 鬧鐘

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Google previewAmbition (1915)

A Journal of Inspiration to Self Help

The alarm-clock is a kick in the conscience-—therefore you hate it. You glare aggressively at its pleasant face, daring it to say something. Then you ignore it. You stretch luxuriously; you groan soulfully; you sigh resignedly; you say, “Well, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

[ Alarm-clock. Alarm-watch. J 3. Fencing: An appeal or challenge, alarm-bell, alarum-bell, s. A bell rung on any sudden emergency, and designed to give prompt ...

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Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and strident, you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't be bullied out of bed, just reminded that it's time to start your day. (Sharon Gold)
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