A confusing array of names is given to clocks. We have described the most common varieties.
'Wall clock' is a generic term for types of clock that must be hung on a wall.
Included in this broad category are lantern and Act of Parliament clocks. Some smaller regulator clocks are also wall clocks.
The term 'table clock' is a generic name for clocks placed on a table, mantel or other horizontal surface except the floor .
Included in this main category are: