perpetual calendar


Definition of perpetual calendar

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

Examples of perpetual calendar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another complication is the perpetual calendar, which displays the day, date, and month, and accounts for leap years. Cara Barrett, Town & Country, "The Newest Trend in Serious Watch Collecting? Women," 21 Sep. 2018 The Audemars Piguet Reference 5516 18K gold perpetual calendar watch has leap year, moon phases, and a two-tone dial. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Christie's Sold More Than $10 Million of Watches Over the Last Two Days," 17 Dec. 2015 The Reference 1518 was the first perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch produced in series by any watch company, and the king's version is expected to fetch between $400,000 and $800,000 at the March 23 auction in Dubai. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "King Farouk of Egypt's Patek Philippe Watch Is Being Sold at Auction," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of perpetual calendar

1577, in the meaning defined above

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“Perpetual calendar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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