Meaning of “stopwatch” in the English Dictionary

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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 exact time of an event, especially a sports event

(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 measure exactly how much time has passed

(Definition of “stopwatch” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)