Wastrel Watchband

Watch

Meanings and phrases

watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small portable timepiece; ticker
  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; vigil
  4. the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
  5. a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event; lookout; lookout man; sentinel; sentry; spotter; scout; picket
  6. the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival); vigil

watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. look attentively
  2. follow with the eyes or the mind; observe; follow; watch over; keep an eye on
  3. see or watch; view; see; catch; take in
  4. observe with attention; look on
  5. be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; look out; watch out
  6. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; determine; check; find out; see; ascertain; learn
  7. observe or determine by looking

analog watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch that represents time by the position of hands on a dial
n.
  1. a watch established for the reception of traffic of interest to the unit maintaining the watch; listening watch

day watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.); day shift

digital watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch with a digital display

graveyard watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.); middle watch; midwatch; night watch

hunting watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal; hunter

listening watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch established for the reception of traffic of interest to the unit maintaining the watch; continuous receiver watch

middle watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.); graveyard watch; midwatch; night watch

night watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.); graveyard watch; middle watch; midwatch

pendulum watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (18th century) a watch with a balance wheel having a fake pendulum attached to it

pocket watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch that is carried in a small watch pocket
E.g.
  • Skimbleshanks is an orange tabby cat; he has a stiff collar and wears a brown waistcoat with a pocket watch chain.
  • A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dan Henry has been a collector since he was 10, when his father gave him a pocket watch.
  • Later in his life, we are told: Poirot is extremely punctual and carries a pocket watch almost to the end of his career.

stand watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. watch over so as to protect; stand guard; keep guard; stand sentinel

stop watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race); stopwatch

watch bracelet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist; watchband; watchstrap; wristband; bracelet

watch cap

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather

watch case

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the metal case in which the works of a watch are housed

watch chain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest; fob; watch guard

watch crystal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a protective cover that protects the face of a watch; crystal; watch glass

watch fire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fire lighted at night as a signal

watch glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a protective cover that protects the face of a watch; crystal; watch crystal
  2. laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker

watch guard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest; fob; watch chain

watch key

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. winder consisting of a key with a square hole; used for winding some watches

watch night

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a devotional service (especially on New Year's Eve)

watch out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; watch; look out

watch over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. follow with the eyes or the mind; watch; observe; follow; keep an eye on

watch pocket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch; fob

wrist watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watch that is worn strapped to the wrist; wristwatch

watch list

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was also named to the 2009 Outland Trophy watch list.
  • In 2017, he was named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list.
  • In early October, Scott was added to the Maxwell Award watch list.

hurricane watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A hurricane watch was issued for locations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
  • Simultaneously, a hurricane watch was put into effect from Stones Cove to Charlottetown.
  • On August 28, forecasters issued a hurricane watch for southern Florida through the Florida Keys.

keep watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mike and Victor keep watch over Jesse and Walt while waiting for Gus.
  • The Doctor deems the cubes harmless and departs, but instructs Brian to keep watch.
  • Chickadees keep watch over the frozen marsh during winter, awaiting the return of spring.

storm watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At 0300 UTC on August 3, a tropical storm watch was issued for Grenada.
  • The tropical storm watch for Grenada was canceled at 1200 UTC on August 3.
  • At 2100 UTC on September 6, a tropical storm watch was issued for Bermuda.

tropical storm watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At 0300 UTC on August 3, a tropical storm watch was issued for Grenada.
  • The tropical storm watch for Grenada was canceled at 1200 UTC on August 3.
  • At 2100 UTC on September 6, a tropical storm watch was issued for Bermuda.

watch groups

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
E.g.
  • It evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.

able to watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some prisoners are able to watch matches and other events from their cells.
  • No one of them was able to watch the premiere held on November 14, 2008, in Çorum, the hometown of Ömer Küyük.
  • This caused the Jews in the building who were able to watch this, to escape while scrambling to the roof and jumping off.

forced to watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Upon arriving, Soma is forced to watch Celia kill Mina.
  • Jenkins-Pietrzak was then sexually assaulted as her husband was forced to watch.
  • The precinct is then forced to watch the video in order to evaluate the operation.
E.g.
  • It evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.
  • The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic.

watch tower

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During the War of 1812, the observatory was used as a watch tower.
  • A stone observation tower patterned after a medieval watch tower stands at the summit.
  • The brick watch tower at the intersection of the two streets is now a protected structure.

gold watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ruby, diamond, gold watch).
  • Among other belongings, a gold watch, the keys to a safe and cash were missing.
  • A gold watch, a silver service, a roasted suckling pig, and wine were among his rewards.

available to watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The series was later made available to watch on Hulu.
  • Mobile phone application is also available to watch live streaming.
  • Mobile Phone application is also available to watch live streaming.

watch was issued

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At 0300 UTC on August 3, a tropical storm watch was issued for Grenada.
  • A hurricane watch was issued for locations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
  • At 2100 UTC on September 6, a tropical storm watch was issued for Bermuda.

fun to watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Erwin Romulo of The Philippine Star describes the film as "wickedly fun to watch".
  • Langford enjoyed the scenes between Aidan and the bartender as they were engaging and fun to watch.
  • The rest of the cast isn't as great as these two, but their lack of good performance only helps to make their deaths more fun to watch.

watch the film

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She goes to Chema's house to watch the film she stole.
  • Price reportedly became so upset with Reeves that he refused to watch the film's dailies.
  • I recommend people seek it out and watch the film, but you may not fancy a repeat viewing."

watch the show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She lets Eric Northman, a vampire, watch the show.
  • Drake and Josh then watch the show themselves.
  • The relatives come to watch the show.

not watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He did not watch the series before becoming a contestant, because he does not own a television.
  • He also claims he could not watch TV unless he watched at least two hours of "Sesame Street" a day.
  • He does not watch television, and has admitted to confusing the politicians Ed Miliband and Ed Balls.
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