sweep-second

[ sweep-sek-uhnd ]
/ ˈswipˌsɛk ənd /

noun

(on a timepiece) a second hand that is a sweep hand.

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Also called sweep-second hand .

Origin of sweep-second

First recorded in 1935–40
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