crystal clock

crystal clock

[′krist·əl ‚kläk]
(horology)
A clock which uses the mechanical resonance of a crystal plate coupled piezoelectrically into an electronic circuit.
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99 to mugs, pint glasses, biscuit tins and even an engraved crystal clock - a "snip" at PS29.
1928 Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York State brought the development of the first quartz crystal clock by Warren A Marrison.
NDK announced the availability of an environmentally friendly ultra low power-driven crystal clock oscillator (XO), the NZ2520SF.
With Watchmen, the most memorable moment involves a blue, naked demigod having a crisis of faith while perched on a giant crystal clock.
Una and Brenda were presented with flowers and a crystal clock.
She was presented with a Waterford Crystal clock during the event.
She received a crystal clock and $250 for exceptional work performance and attitude.
Friends and colleagues threw a party for 65-year-old Mrs O'Kane and she was presented with a Waterford Crystal clock, flowers and other gifts.
More modest prizes were on offer last week, with the winner picking up pounds 100 - and a crystal clock.
Timesavers Vice President of Marketing Paul Nicholas and Regional Sales Manager Bill Taylor presented Rossi an inscribed Waterford crystal clock at his Gilroy, CA, facility.
Paul was also presented with a Waterford Crystal clock as recognition for achieving top results in the management of building production course.
A major step in precision came with the quartz crystal clock, developed in 1929 by the Bell Telephone Laboratories; the clock used quartz's extremely stable vibrations to measure time.