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).

Nearby words

  1. quartz,
  2. quartz clock,
  3. quartz crystal,
  4. quartz glass,
  5. quartz lamp,
  6. quartz plate,
  7. quartz-iodine lamp,
  8. quartziferous,
  9. quartzite,
  10. quartzitic

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