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clock·work / ˈkläkˌwərk/ • n. a mechanism with a spring and toothed gearwheels, used to drive a mechanical clock, toy, or other device. • adj. driven by clockwork: a clockwork motor. ∎  very smooth and regular: the clockwork precision of the galaxy. ∎  repetitive and predictable. PHRASES: like clockwork very smoothly and easily: the event ran like clockwork. ∎  with mechanical regularity: these hens lay like clockwork.

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