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wrist watch

a watch attached to a strap or band worn about the wrist.
Origin of wrist watch
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He is a light-fingered specimen who can pick a pocket or unbuckle a wrist watch with consummate ease.
  • My cheap wrist watch has more power than the first computers, only afforded by universities.
  • All team members should have a wrist watch or other means of telling time, such as a cellphone or pager with time display.
  • One night before going to sleep, a camper laid his gold wrist watch on a small box next to his sleeping bag.
  • For codeless sets it is recommended that a high quality wrist watch be a standard equipment.
  • Couldn't even wear an illuminated wrist watch uncovered.

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