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  4. Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
  5. Measuring Devices (hierarchy name)
  6. measuring devices (instruments)
  7. [measuring devices for extent]
  8. timepieces
  9. [timepieces by form]
  10. watches
  11. stopwatches
Scope note
Timepieces, with one or more sweephands that can be started and stopped at will, used for precise measurement of elapsed time. To refer to timepieces that tell the time of day in addition to these functions, use "chronographs."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024