Subdial

Sub`di´al


a.1.Of or pertaining to the open air; being under the open sky.
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With all that, the day/night indicator has to be discreet, and it is, tucked away in a squint-or-you'll-miss-it spot on a subdial for the chronograph hours at 9 o'clock on the dial.
The small seconds subdial at the 6 o'clock position serves as a subtle reference to the period's graceful geometry.
At the 4 o'clock position, a white lacquered domed subdial indicates the hours and the minutes via blued hands.
These functions range from Grande Sonnerie, meaning chiming every quarter of an hour, alarm with hour strike, leap year cycle, a power reserve indicator and 24-hour minute subdial.
It features two hand dials, one showing the time and a subdial with a percentage highlighting activity targets such as steps or sleep.
You activate the subdial by tapping on the crystal, which is made of unbreakable sapphire glass.
o'clock positions to adjust the jumping hours in the left subdial.
With a case made of reinforced cermet, developed for use in racecar engines, the dial is adorned by a central chronograph hand and two subdial counters on either side of its axis.
The Seamaster 1948 has an opaline silver dial with a small seconds subdial at 6 o'clock.
At 6 o'clock, as if suspended above this aperture, the seconds subdial features the same subtle blued steel shade as the hands.
The minute circle, the power-reserve display as well as the inscriptions Vacheron Constantin Genave and Swiss Made are all transferred, while the seconds subdial at 6 o'clock is circular satin-brushed.
The Date Astrale has an off-centered subdial at 2 o'clock and its watch face blends mother-of-pearl and diamonds, mounted on the horns and bezel.