quartz clock


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quartz clock

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watch

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(Horology) a clock or watch that is operated by the vibrations of a quartz crystal controlled by a microcircuit
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In 1967, the Swiss turned a quartz clock into a quartz watch for the first time, which is a milestone: the timing precision of wrist watch was greatly improved, but also a new multi-functional movement of wrist watch was invented, which caused the poor sale of the traditional mechanical watch.
Which is why they presented the father to Rhiannon, 32, and husband to Cheryl, with his award, along with pounds 500 of high street vouchers, a personalised bottle of Champagne and a crystal quartz clock.
That's the silent witness,'' he said Thursday, placing on the kitchen table a quartz clock with its hands broken at 9:37, the time the tree fell the night before in the 14700 block of Weddington Street.
I expect that at some point, the radio-controlled technology is going to be as common as a quartz clock is today.
We found a matt black quartz clock for just pounds 3.
Each Cottage Clock is fitted with a gilt-edged Reflex Quartz clock, with Roman dial and hour, minute and sweep second hand.
This has the effect of winding up the quartz clock.
About the size of a large coffee cup, the device contains a microprocessor that essentially keeps track of a quartz clock during the dives.
This classical mosaic design clock and thermometer are 15" in diameter, have beautiful iridescent colors, Fahrenheit thermometer scale and precision quartz clock movement.
Each 2005 model Sonata is loaded with standard features, including air conditioning, cruise control, power windows, power door locks, power outside mirrors, digital quartz clock, AM/FM/CD stereo, fog lamps, remote keyless entry with alarm, center console with storage box and dual cupholders, map pockets in the doors, cargo area lamp, 12-volt DC auxiliary power outlet and electronic remote releases for the trunk and fuel door.