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clock +‎ -able

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clockable (not comparable)

  1. Able to be clocked; possible to clock, that is, to take notice of and recognize (especially as transgender).
    • 2017, Charlie Craggs, To My Trans Sisters, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (→ISBN), page 157:
      [] Walking down the street as a clockable trans woman for the first year of my transition didn't help []
    • 2019, Rachel Anne Williams, Transgressive: A Trans Woman on Gender, Feminism, and Politics, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (→ISBN), page 44:
      Many if not most of us strive for “it” but few trans women ever get to 100 percent passability. In my experience, there's usually something about us that makes us clockable on closer inspection. For trans women, this is often our voices.
  2. (possibly uncommon or nonstandard) Able to be recorded by or on a timeclock, because it occurs during specific times.
    • 2013, M.S. Frings, Lifetime: Max Scheler’s Philosophy of Time, Springer Science & Business Media (→ISBN), page 36:
      The experience of time is therefore a measurable experience as was similarly the case in the social form of the mass experience. All the work done by craftsmen, secretaries, administrators, and the like, is “clockable.” Work begun and finished is clocked ("nine-to-fivers").
  3. (mathematics) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 2008, Apostolos Syropoulos, Hypercomputation: Computing Beyond the Church-Turing Barrier (→ISBN):
      Then if I completes its computational task in exactly α steps we say that the ordinal α is clockable. By the previous definition, any natural number is clockable. In addition, there are many other ordinals that are clockable.