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an apparatus for measuring and recording the progress of
a clock or a watch.
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In our own age, the commonest of these is the mechanical
: the clock or watch.
The founder of the pop art movement dabbled in other artsy industries, even creating a special
has a sapphire-crystal, polished-steel case and a tachymeter to measure speed.
Small enough to pack in a pocket, this solid little
is a precision marvel of miniaturization built to travel.
He took it apart and put it back together several times before deciding to build his own
Each of the hand-selected wooden wagon wheels has been restored and made into a fully functioning
But it looks good, and despite the flaws it works perfectly as a
would tick once a year, its insides would bong once a century, and the cuckoo would appear once a millennium.
If enough people show interest, then this rather handsome
will make it into stores.
IN the age of the digital watch, the public
has become a lost communal art.
British Dictionary definitions for
any of various devices, such as a clock, watch, or chronometer, which measure and indicate time
a device which indicates the time but does not strike or otherwise audibly mark the hours
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