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hack watch

[′hak ‚wäch]
(horology)
A watch having a device for stopping the balance so that the hour, minute, and second hands may be reset precisely; used for timing observations of celestial bodies and regulating ship clocks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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