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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This optical atomic clock works according to a different physical principle to the quartz clock and "ticks" about 10 million times faster than the quartz unit.
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.
I expect that at some point, the radio-controlled technology is going to be as common as a quartz clock is today.