stopwatch


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stop·watch

 (stŏp′wŏch′)
n.
A watch that can be instantly started and stopped by pushing a button and used to measure an exact duration of time.

stopwatch

(ˈstɒpˌwɒtʃ)
n
(Horology) a type of watch used for timing events, such as sporting events, accurately, having a device for stopping the hand or hands instantly

stop•watch

(ˈstɒpˌwɒtʃ)

n.
a watch with a hand that can be stopped or started for precise timing, as in races.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stopwatch - a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)stopwatch - a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)
timer - a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
Translations
stopky
stopur
sekuntikello
štoperica
stopper
skeiîklukka
ストップウォッチ
스톱워치
tidtagarur
นาฬิกาจับเวลา
đồng hồ bấm giờ

stopwatch

[ˈstɒpwɒtʃ] Ncronómetro m

stopwatch

[ˈstɒpwɒtʃ] nchronomètre m

stopwatch

[ˈstɒpˌwɒtʃ] ncronometro

stop

(stop) past tense, past participle stopped verb
1. to (make something) cease moving, or come to rest, a halt etc. He stopped the car and got out; This train does not stop at Birmingham; He stopped to look at the map; He signalled with his hand to stop the bus.
2. to prevent from doing something. We must stop him (from) going; I was going to say something rude but stopped myself just in time.
3. to discontinue or cease eg doing something. That woman just can't stop talking; The rain has stopped; It has stopped raining.
4. to block or close. He stopped his ears with his hands when she started to shout at him.
5. to close (a hole, eg on a flute) or press down (a string on a violin etc) in order to play a particular note.
6. to stay. Will you be stopping long at the hotel?
noun
1. an act of stopping or state of being stopped. We made only two stops on our journey; Work came to a stop for the day.
2. a place for eg a bus to stop. a bus stop.
3. in punctuation, a full stop. Put a stop at the end of the sentence.
4. a device on a flute etc for covering the holes in order to vary the pitch, or knobs for bringing certain pipes into use on an organ.
5. a device, eg a wedge etc, for stopping the movement of something, or for keeping it in a fixed position. a door-stop.
ˈstoppage (-pidʒ) noun
(an) act of stopping or state or process of being stopped. The building was at last completed after many delays and stoppages.
ˈstopper noun
an object, eg a cork, that is put into the neck of a bottle, jar, hole etc to close it.
ˈstopping noun
a filling in a tooth. One of my stoppings has come out.
ˈstopcock noun
a tap and valve for controlling flow of liquid through a pipe.
ˈstopgap noun
a person or thing that fills a gap in an emergency. He was made headmaster as a stopgap till a new man could be appointed; (also adjective) stopgap arrangements.
ˈstopwatch noun
a watch with a hand that can be stopped and started, used in timing a race etc.
put a stop to
to prevent from continuing. We must put a stop to this waste.
stop at nothing
to be willing to do anything, however dishonest etc, in order to get something. He'll stop at nothing to get what he wants.
stop dead
to stop completely. I stopped dead when I saw him.
stop off
to make a halt on a journey etc. We stopped off at Edinburgh to see the castle.
stop over to make a stay of a night or more: We're planning to stop over in Amsterdam ( noun ˈstop-over)
stop up
to block. Some rubbish got into the drain and stopped it up.

stopwatch

سَاعَةُ الإيقَاُف stopky stopur Stoppuhr χρονόμετρο cronómetro sekuntikello chronomètre štoperica cronometro ストップウォッチ 스톱워치 stopwatch stoppeklokke stoper cronómetro, cronômetro секундомер tidtagarur นาฬิกาจับเวลา kronometre đồng hồ bấm giờ 跑表
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