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English definition of “quartz”


noun [U] uk   /ˈkwɔːts/ us    /ˈkwɔːrts/
a hard, transparent mineral substance, used in making electronic equipment and accurate watches and clocksWatches and clocksTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
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