Chinese Clock

A popular term for diurnal variations in energy flow through the meridians; ‘purist’ practioners of Asian healing arts believe that acupressure and acupuncture should be performed at peaks and troughs of energy flow
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"The switch from a US Navy clock to a Chinese clock suggests the malware's designers are simply throwing up a smoke cloud as to their identity."
They contain a concise review of fundamental concepts in Chinese medicine: yin and yang; the five elements; jing, qi and shen; production of blood and body fluids; the qu wi cycle(Chinese clock); functions of zang and fu; internal and external causes of disease; channels and aspects; and the eight extraordinary vessels.
World records were set at HK$39.5m for a Chinese clock, and at HK$36.1m (2.3m [pounds sterling]) for an English clock, a garishly bejwelled and enamelled late-18th-century number by Henry Borrell which opens to reveal realistically rocking sailing ships.
Against all that grimness we somehow managed to laugh at the presents the government occasionally offered them; Chinese clocks and framed verses of the Quran, both looking down on us against the grey cracks running down the length of the walls.
It began to be realised in the late 1970s that these divided into four types: wholly English made; English movements in locally made Chinese cases; Chinese movements fitted to English cases; and wholly Chinese clocks. While the market for these clocks remained western, the most desirable, and so highest priced, were always from the first category, wholly English made.
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