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wrist·watch

 (rĭst′wŏch′)
n.
A watch worn on a band that fastens about the wrist.

wristwatch

(ˈrɪstˌwɒtʃ)
n
(Horology) a watch worn strapped around the wrist

wrist′watch`

or wrist′ watch`,


n.
a watch attached to a strap or band worn about the wrist.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wristwatch - a watch that is worn strapped to the wristwristwatch - a watch that is worn strapped to the wrist
watch, ticker - a small portable timepiece
Translations
rannekello
karóra
zapestna ura

wristwatch

[ˈrɪstwɒtʃ] Nreloj m de pulsera

wristwatch

[ˈrɪstwɒtʃ] nmontre-bracelet f

wristwatch

[ˈrɪstˌwɒtʃ] norologio da polso
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