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Of a taxicab, engaged for hire; displayed numerically as time or fare on the meter of a taxicab.

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on the clockDisplayed numerically on the mileage or kilometric gauge.
on the clockIn the official time expired in a game or other sporting event.
on the clockIn the official time remaining in a game or other sporting event.
on the clockRemunerated per unit of time.
on the clockWorking at one's job; occupied in some manner during one's hours of remunerated employment.
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