Definition of sweep second hand in English:

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sweep second hand


A second hand on a clock or watch, moving on the same dial as the other hands.
Example sentences
  • In the test, participants were given 6 presentations of a video clip of a numberless, unmarked clock with a sweep second hand and a 2-second blast of white noise.
  • It was mounted on vinyl tiles, laminated to protect images from dirt and a sweep second hand for visual impact.
  • These watches have sweep second hands which means that they move in a continuous motion.

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