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clock in

to record one's time of arrival, usually by punching a time clock. What time did she clock in? She forgot to clock in today.
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clock someone in

to observe and record someone's time of arrival. The manager says he clocked you in at noon. That's a bit late, isn't it?
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clock in

Begin work, as in She clocked in late again. Also, clock out, end work, as in Please wait for me; I forgot to clock out. The allusion here is to punching a time clock, a device that punches the time on a card to record when an employee arrives and departs. [Late 1800s]
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clock in

v.
1. To begin an activity at some recorded time, as by stamping the time on a timecard: The workers must clock in before 8:00.
2. To be measured as having some speed: The fastest bicycle riders clocked in at over 40 miles per hour.
3. To complete a task or activity after some duration of time: The slowest cars in the race clocked in at 12 minutes.
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clock in

in. to record one’s arrival at a set time. He clocked in three minutes late.
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Pacific Timesheet Actatek 3 time clocks now support video server technology that records the 10 seconds before and after an employee clock in or clock out.
Web Based Time and Attendance, which fully integrates with TimePlus' internet-based payroll services, gives employees a simple way to clock in and clock out while presenting an accurate account of time worked.
Employers can now prevent or restrict clock in and out times based on employee shifts, instantly track late arrivals, and view shift reports and summaries to reduce overtime costs and more easily manage employee time and attendance.