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English definition of “stopwatch”

stopwatch

noun [C]     /ˈstɒp.wɒtʃ/ US  /ˈstɑːp.wɑːtʃ/
a watch that can be started and stopped in order to measure the exact time of an event , especially a sports event Watches and clocks
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