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clock in

1. To mark one's arrival at work, as on a time clock (a device that stamps the arrival and departure time onto each employee's timecard, or records the times digitally). In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "clock" and "in." I got in trouble with the boss because I clocked in 20 minutes late today. Go see Janet, she'll clock you in.
2. To complete a task or competition in a certain length of time. Unfortunately, you clocked in five-tenths of a second behind the swimmer who won the race.
3. To reach a certain speed. Did you see that? His slap shot clocked in at 80 miles per hour!
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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

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 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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The 800-square-meter Clock In Vertis North houses 28 functional multiple-sized private offices, two meeting rooms, an event space and 28-seater coworking space.
Although the coworking industry is often linked to niche communities, Clock In's office spaces cater to different types of work styles and businesses from multinational companies and SMEs to project-based teams, digital nomads and freelancers.
In terms of location, the premium business address offered by Clock In professionalizes any business image, enabling entrepreneurs to gain more and bigger projects.
Clock In Vertis North is also near institutions, lifestyle hubs and transportation channels, such as the MRT North Avenue Station, TriNoma's transport terminal and P2P point areas, for easy access to other business destinations.
ALI has teamed up with Acceler8 - an existing player in the burgeoning co-working space business with more than 2,000 members around Asia - to operate, market and provide technology services for Clock In. This new brand is intended to be developed into a chain of plug-and-play office space located in ALI's office buildings and even shopping malls.
The inaugural Clock In site at the MSE penthouse has a reception lobby and lounge that lead to a sprawling floor plan of shared work spaces, a meeting room, 15 private offices enclosed in glass, a breakout area, and pantry.
For as low as P2,000 a month, a start-up entrepreneur can get a virtual address to register his or her business at Clock In and get access to co-working space, Acceler8 co-founder Mikko Barranda said.
It also introduces the Clock In Passport, which enhances productivity and time management as it allows members to use the most accessible Clock In facility.
Although the co-working industry is often linked to digital nomads and freelancers, Clock In's office spaces can accommodate different types of businesses including multinational companies and SMEs.
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Whenever a clock in or clock out occurs a video snippet ten seconds before and after the event on time clock's video stream is tagged on the server.
Virtual TimeClock '11 new overtime control features allow employees to record an early clock in as their shift start time or prevent early clock ins altogether.