watch·​band | \ˈwäch-ˌband, ˈwȯch-\

Definition of watchband 

: the bracelet or strap of a wristwatch

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The device’s instructions tell wearers to place their thumb over a spot on the watchband embedded with an electrocardiogram sensor, which records their heart rhythm. Deborah Gage, WSJ, "Wearable Health Monitors: Do They Work?," 16 Sep. 2018 Another device, the KardiaBand watchband, also offers ECG capabilities and was cleared by the FDA in November. Deborah Gage, WSJ, "Wearable Health Monitors: Do They Work?," 16 Sep. 2018 Matchy matchy watchband to shoes is absolutely not necessary. Ellen Warren,, "Upcycled or recycled: Don't say no to used clothes," 25 Apr. 2018 In addition to iPhones, Apple sells (PRODUCT)RED wireless headphones, iPod Touch, and watchbands for its Apple Watch. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "Apple Releases New iPhone as HomePod Sales Disappoint," 14 Apr. 2018 Pelosi yelled back while showing her colorful watchband that represented the gay pride flag. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Nancy Pelosi tells 'RuPaul's Drag Race' contestants to 'resist' and 'vote'," 9 Mar. 2018 The mangled metal body of a Leica camera and a watchband are believed to have belonged to Burrows. Gary Jones/ Suối Đá, Time, "This Girl Tròn: The Forgotten Subject of Vietnam War Photographer Larry Burrows," 12 Sep. 2017 In addition to publishing the most passionate watch journalism on the Web (and the most incensed readers’ comments), the site sells its own watchbands and vintage watches. Gary Shteyngart, The New Yorker, "Confessions of a Watch Geek," 20 Mar. 2017 This smart wearable comes with interchangeable watchbands that can be easilyswapped in seconds, and is available in a range of colors and produced in silicone, leather, and stainless steel styles. Lulu Chang, Fox News, "Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch," 1 June 2017

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First Known Use of watchband

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of watchband was in 1924

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English Language Learners Definition of watchband

: a strap or band that holds your watch on your wrist

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