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- (intransitive) To end work; to officially record a time when one terminates a period of work.
- If we clock out now we can be at the bar by happy hour.
- 1946, American Labor Arbitration Awards
- They stated that the reason they were late was because their relief did not arrive in time for them to return to the guard house and clock out.
- (transitive) To officially record a work-termination time for.
- I've got to beat the rush. Do me a favor and clock me out.
- I clocked myself out as soon as I could.
- (transitive, intransitive, electronics) To transmit individual bits of data under the control of a clock.