sweep hand

noun

Examples of sweep hand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The resulting manually-wound caliber features a column-wheel control, a horizontal dual-clutch with wheels and an instantaneous 30-minute counter, a 10ths-of-a-second module for measurements of the chronograph’s sweep hand, and a small seconds indicator. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 15 Aug. 2023 The manually-wound Caliber CH29-535 PS 1/10 chronograph movement features a column-wheel control, a horizontal dual-clutch with wheels and an instantaneous 30-minute counter, a 10ths-of-a-second module for measurements of the chronograph’s sweep hand and a small seconds indicator. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 6 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sweep hand was in 1943

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“Sweep hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweep%20hand. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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