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Watches

Of or relating to timepieces worn on the wrist or kept in a convenient place, such as a coat pocket.

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digital display

Timepieces; Watches

Indicates the time with changing numbers. Sometimes called a "numerical time display."

cylinder escapement

Timepieces; Watches

Mechanism that transmits power to the balance, in order to make it oscillate. The teeth of the escape-wheel mesh direct¬ly with the balance staff, which is in the form of a hollow cylinder. The ...

dial

Timepieces; Watches

The dial displays a range of information; principally hours, minutes and seconds. The information is indicated by numbers, divisions or markers of different designs. Dials vary in shape, decoration ...

crystal seal

Timepieces; Watches

Synthetic material that ensures water-resistance around the crystal.

crown

Timepieces; Watches

A small rotating button that it is found on the side of the case. In a mechanical watch it is used for windin the mechanism. In all watches (mechanical, automatic or quartz) it is used to set the ...

crown seal

Timepieces; Watches

Synthetic material that ensures water-resistance around the crown.

counter

Timepieces; Watches

A small dial (square, round or rectangular) that is stamped on, or set into, the dial of a watch, indicating specific information. In a chronograph, counters display the hours, minutes, 1/10th second ...

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