perpetual calendar


: a table for finding the day of the week for any one of a wide range of dates

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 23 complications include all the big ones: grande sonnerie supersonnerie, petite sonnerie, minute repeater, perpetual calendar, split-seconds flyback chronograph, flying tourbillon and moon phase. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 21 Feb. 2023 After successfully developing an automatic perpetual calendar movement, the Cal. Oren Hartov, Robb Report, 9 July 2022 McDonnell designed and built the movement for MB&F’s first perpetual calendar watch, a tool that tracks not only the time and day but also the months and years, while accounting for leap years. Andy Hoffman,, 25 Jan. 2023 The new watch – complete with the complicated perpetual calendar functions, measures a scant 8.65mm in thickness and 42mm in diameter. Roberta Naas, Forbes, 6 Feb. 2023 Befittingly, perpetual calendar movements are often found in more formal timepieces with precious metals and hefty price tags. Brynn Wallner, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Dec. 2022 Here, the perpetual calendar complication is on display in four complementary purple subdials with the months and leap year at 12 o’clock, date at three o’clock, moonphase indicator at six o’clock and day of the week at nine o’clock. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 16 Dec. 2022 Every single timepiece Massena LAB has introduced has sold out—sometimes, as was the case with a monopusher chronograph and perpetual calendar created with Habring, within minutes. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 21 Oct. 2022 The perpetual calendar is the crème de la crème of complications. Brynn Wallner, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of perpetual calendar was in 1577

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“Perpetual calendar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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