Definition of wristwatch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪs(t)wɒtʃ/


A watch worn on a strap round the wrist.
Example sentences
  • The physician uses a stopwatch or a wristwatch with a second hand to time this activity.
  • In our personal lives, timings are crucial also: our lives are run by wristwatches, alarm clocks, the beep-beep-beep of reminders on mobile phones.
  • Timepieces tracked included staff wristwatches and beepers, wall clocks, bedside and central patient monitors, workstation computers, and clocks on videocassette recorders.

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