quartz-movement

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)
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To quartz-movement
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: quartz-lamp
Next Definition: quartz-plate
Words Near: quartz-movement
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for quartz-movement
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing quartz-movement
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature