digital watch

timepiece that shows the time in a row of digits

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • digital watch — noun a watch with a digital display • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑ticker • Part Meronyms: ↑digital display, ↑alphanumeric display * * * a watch that displays the time in numerical digits rather than by hands on a dial. Cf. analog watch. [1970 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • digital watch — /dɪdʒətl ˈwɒtʃ/ (say dijuhtl woch) noun a watch which uses a digital display to represent the time …   Australian English dictionary

  • digital watch — a watch that displays the time in numerical digits rather than by hands on a dial. Cf. analog watch. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • digital watch — noun A watch, usually electronic, that displays time in the form of numbers, rather than by a dial and hands.<!not necessarily electronic …   Wiktionary

  • digital — di‧gi‧tal [ˈdɪdʒtl] adjective 1. TELECOMMUNICATIONS digital electronic equipment receives sound and pictures from binary electrical signals (= signals using the numbers 0 and 1): • a digital camera • a recording on digital audiotape 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • watch — [n1] clock worn on body analog watch, chronometer, digital watch, pocket watch, stopwatch, ticker*, timepiece, timer, wristwatch; concept 463 watch [n2] lookout alertness, attention, awareness, duty, eagle eye*, eye*, gander, guard, hawk, heed,… …   New thesaurus

  • digital — [dij′i təl, dij′it l] adj. [ME < L digitalis] 1. of, like, or constituting a digit, esp. a finger 2. having digits 3. performed with a finger 4. using numbers that are digits to represent all the variables involved in calculation 5. using a… …   English World dictionary

  • Watch — For other uses, see Watch (disambiguation). Early wrist watch by Waltham, worn by soldiers in World War I (Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Inv. 47 3352) A watch is a small timepiece, typically worn either on the wrist or attached on a chain and carried in …   Wikipedia

  • Digital clock — Basic digital alarm clock without a radio. The mark in the top left of the display indicates that the time is 4:00pm, not 4:00am …   Wikipedia

  • watch — I n. timepiece 1) to set; wind (up) a watch 2) to synchronize watches 3) a pocket; self winding; waterproof; wrist watch 4) an analog; digital watch 5) a watch is fast; right; slow 6) a watch goes; keeps time; runs down; stops surveillance 7) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

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