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Of or relating to timepieces worn on the wrist or kept in a convenient place, such as a coat pocket.

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LG G Watch

Timepieces; Watches

The LG G Watch is an Android Wear-based smartwatch announced and released by LG and Google on June 25, 2014. It was released along with the Samsung Gear Live as launch devices for Android Wear, a ...

digital watch

Timepieces; Watches

A watch that shows the time through digits rather than through a dial and hands (analog) display

Liquid-crystal display (LCD)

Timepieces; Watches

A digital watch display that shows the time electronically by means of a liquid held in a thin layer between two transparent plates. All LCD watches have quartz movements.

Lap timer

Timepieces; Watches

A chronograph function that lets the wearer time segments of a race. At the end of a lap, he stops the timer, which then returns to zero to begin timing the next lap.


Timepieces; Watches

Refers to the Seiko line of Kinetic watches. This innovative technology has a quartz movement that does not use a battery. Movement of your wrist charges a very efficient capacitor which powers the ...

Jumping hours

Timepieces; Watches

A digital display where the time in hours is shown in the dial as a number, usually visible through an aperture. The number changes, or jumps, precisely on every hour.

Mechanical movement

Timepieces; Watches

A movement powered by a mainspring, working in conjunction with a balance wheel. Most watches today have electronically controlled quartz movements and are powered by a battery. However, mechanical ...

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