clock radio
noun Date: 1949 a combination clock and radio device in which the clock can be set to turn on the radio at a designated time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clock-radio — n a machine that is a clock and a radio. You can set the clock to turn the radio on and wake you up …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clock radio — ☆ clock radio n. a radio with a built in clock that can be set to turn the radio on or off at any desired time …   English World dictionary

  • clock radio — noun count a piece of electrical equipment that consists of a clock and a radio combined …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clock radio — noun a radio that includes a clock that can be set to turn it on automatically • Hypernyms: ↑radio receiver, ↑receiving set, ↑radio set, ↑radio, ↑tuner, ↑wireless * * * noun, pl ⋯ dios [count] : a radio that includes a clock and that can be set… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clock radio — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms clock radio : singular clock radio plural clock radios a piece of electrical equipment that consists of a clock and a radio combined …   English dictionary

  • clock radio — clock′ ra′dio n. cvb a radio combined with an alarm clock serving as a timer to turn the radio on or off at a preset time • Etymology: 1960–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • clock radio — a radio combined with an alarm clock in a compact cabinet, the clock serving as a timer to turn the radio on or off at a preset time. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • clock radio — noun An alarm clock that includes a radio; a radio alarm clock …   Wiktionary

  • clock radio — noun a combined bedside radio and alarm clock …   English new terms dictionary

  • clock-radio — noun (C) a clock that can be set to turn on a radio in order to wake someone up …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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