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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage;
[syn: redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, filaria, clocks, pin grass, pin clover, Erodium cicutarium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

clocks \clocks\ n. 1. European weed naturalized in the southwestern U. S. and Mexico (Erodium cicutarium), having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender pinlike fruits that stick straight up; it is often grown for forage. Syn: redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, filaria, pin grass, pin clover, Erodium cicutarium. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clocks n 1: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage [syn: redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, filaria, clocks, pin grass, pin clover, Erodium cicutarium]
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

clocks n. Processor logic cycles, so called because each generally corresponds to one clock pulse in the processor's timing. The relative execution times of instructions on a machine are usually discussed in clocks rather than absolute fractions of a second; one good reason for this is that clock speeds for various models of the machine may increase as technology improves, and it is usually the relative times one is interested in when discussing the instruction set. Compare cycle, jiffy.