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digital watch

a watch that displays the time in numerical digits rather than by hands on a dial.
Compare analog watch.
Origin of digital watch
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for digital watch
  • IN the age of the digital watch, the public timepiece has become a lost communal art.
  • Timing of toothbrushing was done with a digital watch, recording beginning and ending times.
  • Show the customer several features of the digital watch and then have the customer put it on and work it.
  • Use a stop watch or digital watch to record the time for the object to go from the beginning to end of treatment area.
  • One vendor sells a novelty digital watch that is powered by a potato battery.
British Dictionary definitions for digital watch

digital clock

a clock or watch in which the hours, minutes, and sometimes seconds are indicated by digits, rather than by hands on a dial Compare analogue clock
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