Quartz clock

quartz movement

noun Horology.
an extremely accurate electronic movement utilizing the natural frequency of vibrations of a quartz crystal to regulate the operation of the timepiece (quartz clock or quartz watch)
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quartz clock or watch
 
n
a clock or watch that is operated by the vibrations of a quartz crystal controlled by a microcircuit
 
watch or watch
 
n

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