What are the elements of a clock?
The timekeeping element in every modern clock is a harmonic oscillator, a physical object (resonator) that vibrates or oscillates at a particular frequency. This object can be a pendulum, a tuning fork, a quartz crystal, or the vibration of electrons in atoms as they emit microwaves.
What’s inside a digital alarm clock?
Digital clocks usually have a common LED or LCD screen. The display will show the time and indicate whether it is a.m. or p.m. Other indicators will show when the alarm is activated and whether it is set to buzz, beep or use an alternative audio source such as a radio. Some will also display the date.
What is the face of the clock called?
The face of the clock is called a Dial. It has another name that is called a clock face or face dial. • Clock displays the time using dials and moving hands.