shot clock
noun Date: 1973 a clock in basketball that displays a countdown of the time within which shooting the ball is required

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shot clock — shot′ clock n. spo a clock used in basketball games to limit to a specific length the time taken between shots • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • shot clock — ☆ shot clock n. Basketball a timing device that indicates the number of seconds a team has in which to attempt a shot or else lose possession of the ball …   English World dictionary

  • Shot clock — A shot clock is used in some sports to quicken the pace of the game. It is normally associated with basketball, but has also found use in sports such as Snooker and professional lacrosse.In basketball, the shot clock is a timer designed to… …   Wikipedia

  • shot clock — noun : a clock in basketball that displays a countdown of the time within which shooting the ball is required ; also : the extent of time delimited by a shot clock * * * a clock used in basketball games to limit to a specific length the time… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shot Clock — Die Original 24 Sekunden Uhr (Shotclock) in Syracuse, New York Die Wurfuhr (engl.: shot clock) ist eine Zeitanzeige im Basketball. Auf ihr werden die verbleibenden Sekunden bis zum Ablauf der 24 Sekunden Angriffszeit in der NBA (35 Sekunden in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shot clock — /ˈʃɒt klɒk/ (say shot klok) noun Sport a timepiece in certain sports, such as basketball and water polo, indicating the time in which a team must take a shot on the opponents goal …   Australian English dictionary

  • shot clock — a clock used in basketball games to limit to a specific length the time taken between shots. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shot clock (high school) — A Shot clock is used in high school basketball games in some states to quicken the pace of the game. Currently, there are seven states that require the use of a shot clock, but most do not. However, some of the current unregulated states are… …   Wikipedia

  • Clock — (englisch: Uhr) steht für CLOCK, Circadian Locomotor Output Cycles Kaput, Gensequenz Clock (Lied), 1997 von Coal Chamber Clock (Band), The Clock, Comicfigur The Clock (OT, 1945) US Film, dt: Urlaub für die Liebe Clock (Restaurant), schwedische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clock King — Publication information Publisher DC Comics First appearance (Tockman) World s Finest Comics #111 (August 1960) (Tem) Teen Titans #57 …   Wikipedia

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