analog watch

US spelling of analogue watch

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  • Analog watch — is an example of a retronym. It was coined to distinguish analog watches, which had simply been called watches, from newer digital watches; see watch and clock. The name refers to the design of the display, regardless of the timekeeping… …   Wikipedia

  • analog watch — watch which has hands that point to the time, non digital watch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • analog watch — noun a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑ticker * * * a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial. Cf. digital watch …   Useful english dictionary

  • analog watch — a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial. Cf. digital watch. * * * …   Universalium

  • watch — [n1] clock worn on body analog watch, chronometer, digital watch, pocket watch, stopwatch, ticker*, timepiece, timer, wristwatch; concept 463 watch [n2] lookout alertness, attention, awareness, duty, eagle eye*, eye*, gander, guard, hawk, heed,… …   New thesaurus

  • Watch — For other uses, see Watch (disambiguation). Early wrist watch by Waltham, worn by soldiers in World War I (Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Inv. 47 3352) A watch is a small timepiece, typically worn either on the wrist or attached on a chain and carried in …   Wikipedia

  • watch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. look (at), scrutinize, examine; view, stare, ogle; regard, follow, survey; be alert, guard; chaperone, tend, baby sit; oversee, superintend; wait, guard, patrol. n. vigil, surveillance, sentry duty;… …   English dictionary for students

  • analog — an|a|log [ ænl,ag ] adjective * 1. ) an analog watch or clock shows the time using hands that point to numbers instead of numbers that change every second 2. ) TECHNICAL using signals or information represented by continuously changing quantities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • analog — an•a•log [[t]ˈæn lˌɔg, ˌɒg[/t]] n. 1) analogue 2) wam of or pertaining to a mechanism that represents data by measurement to a continuous physical variable, as voltage or pressure 3) cmp displaying a readout by a pointer on a dial rather than by… …   From formal English to slang

  • Analog passthrough — is a feature found on some digital to analog television converter boxes. Boxes without analog passthrough only allow digital TV (ATSC standard) to be viewed on older, analog only (NTSC standard) TVs. Those with analog passthrough allow both… …   Wikipedia

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