around-the-clock
around-the-clock around-the-clock adj. 1. 1 proceeding without interruption for twenty four hours every day. around-the-clock nursing care

Syn: day-and-night, nonstop, round-the-clock, twenty four hours a day. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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