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"stopwatch" in British English

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stopwatchnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstɒp.wɒtʃ/  us   /ˈstɑːp.wɑːtʃ/
a ​watch that can be ​started and ​stopped in ​order to ​measure the ​exacttime of an ​event, ​especially a ​sportsevent
(Definition of stopwatch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stopwatch" in American English

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stopwatchnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑpˌwɑtʃ, -ˌwɔtʃ/
a ​watch that you can ​start and ​stop to ​measureexactly how much ​time has ​passed
(Definition of stopwatch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stopwatch”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于体育赛事的)秒表,跑表…
in Turkish kronometre…
in Russian секундомер…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於體育賽事的)碼錶…
in Polish stoper…
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