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stopwatch

noun stop·watch \ˈstäp-ˌwäch\

: a watch that can be started and stopped very quickly and that is used for measuring the amount of time that is taken to do something (such as to run a race)

Full Definition of STOPWATCH

:  a watch with a hand or a digital display that can be started and stopped at will for exact timing (as of a race)

First Known Use of STOPWATCH

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