watch

  1. a small portable timepiece
  2. a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
  3. a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
  4. the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty

Watch

Watch is British slang for a gullible person.
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Watch

[TV channel] ==History== The channel launched on 7 October 2008 as the new flagship channel for the UKTV network of channels. The channel would feature general entertainment programmes, primarily from the programme archive of the BBC, who own a 50% share of the network through the corporation`s commercial arm BBC Worldwide. The channel feat...
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Watch

A period of time during which a part of the crew is on duty. Changes of watch are marked by strokes on the ship's bell.
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watch

[n] - the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty 2. [n] - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship`s crew are on duty 3. [n] - a small portable timepiece 4. [n] - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe 5. [v] - follow with the eyes or the mind 6. [v] - be vigilant, be on the ...
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WATCH

Working Group on the Assessment of Toxic Chemicals. An official working party which assesses toxicological data, epidemiology studies and other data relating to chemical substances in order to recommend appropriate control limits.
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Watch

Watch (wŏch) noun [ Middle English wacche , Anglo-Saxon wæcce , from wacian to wake; akin to Dutch wacht , waak , German wacht , wache . √134. See Wake , intransitive verb ] 1. The act of watching...
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Watch

Watch intransitive verb [ Confer Anglo-Saxon wœccan , wacian . √134. See Watch , noun , Wake , intransitive verb ] 1. To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil. « I have ...
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Watch

Watch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Watched ; present participle & verbal noun Watching .] 1. To give heed to; to observe the actions or motions of, for any purpose; to keep in view; not to lose from sight and obser...
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watch

1. The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or constantly observant attention; close observation; guard; preservative or preventive vigilance; formerly, a watching or guarding by night. 'Shepherds keeping watch by night.' (Milton) 'All the long night their mournful watch they keep.' (Addison) ... Watch was formerly disti...
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watch

noun a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
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watch

watch out verb be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one`s guard, be careful; `Watch out for pickpockets!`
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Watch

• (v. i.) A small timepiece, or chronometer, to be carried about the person, the machinery of which is moved by a spring. • (v. i.) One who watches, or those who watch; a watchman, or a body of watchmen; a sentry; a guard. • (v. i.) The period of the night during which a person does duty as a sentinel, or guard; the time from the pla...
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watch

portable timepiece that has a movement driven either by spring or by electricity and that is designed to be worn or carried in the pocket.[8 related articles]
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WATCH

Working Group on the Assessment of Toxic Chemicals (set up under the HSE) (UK)
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watch

A forecast issued well in advance of a severe weather event to alert the public of the possibility of a particular hazard, such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flash and river floods, winter storms, or heavy snows.
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watch

watch, small, portable timepiece usually designed to be worn on the person. Other kinds of timepieces are generally referred to as clocks. At one time it was generally believed that the first watches were made in Nuremburg, Germany, c.1500. However, there is now evidence that watches may have appear...
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Watch

A watch is a portable timepiece carried in the pocket or commonly worn upon band around the wrist.
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Watch

Watch is the collective noun for a group of nightingales.
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watch

Portable timepiece. In the early 20th century increasing miniaturization, mass production, and convenience led to the watch moving from the pocket to the wrist. Watches were also subsequently made waterproof, antimagnetic, self-winding, and shock-resistant. In 1957 the electric watch was deve...
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watch

The day at sea is divided into six four hour periods. Three groups of watchstanders are on duty for four hours and then off for eight, then back to duty. Seamen often work overtime during their off time.
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watch

The division of a crew into shifts.
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watch

men appointed by the parish to walk the streets at night, periodically calling out the time and making sure the streets were safe. They were generally ineffective and Dickens pokes fun at them in his novels.
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Watch

A period of time during which a part of the crew is on duty. Changes of watch are marked by strokes on the ship's bell.
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Watch

[Unix] watch is a GNU command-line tool that runs the specified command repeatedly and displays the output on stdout so you can watch it change over time. By default, the command is run every two seconds, although this is adjustable with the -n secs argument. Since the command is passed to sh -c, you may need to encase it in quotes for it t...
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