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2014-07-11 23:03:59

Iconic watch brand to create interactive athletic performance hub for consumers MIDDLEBURY, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Timex, the leader in outdoor and

2014-07-02 12:33:04

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- British luxury watch brand Christopher Ward (London) has stunned the global $23 billion Swiss watch industry by announcing the creation

2014-06-27 08:23:28

Introducing the New BABY-G BGA180 & BGD180 Collections DOVER, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of next month's US Open of Surfing,

2014-06-23 23:03:34

Premier watch shows football scores in real-time, made from high-quality stainless steel, black onyx and Sapphire glass. London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014

2014-06-20 08:22:05

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Novak Djokovic selected Seiko as his watch partner, it was the new Astron GPS Solar collection that particularly caught his eye,

2014-06-19 08:26:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICHELE watches is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 4(th) Annual Critic's Choice Television Awards, taking place on June 19,

2014-06-16 16:22:28

Elegant timepiece made with the finest quality materials gearing up to launch Kickstarter campaign LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new watch designed to showcase real-time

2014-06-06 12:21:08

A First for Casio G-SHOCK, a Timepiece That Predicts Weather Changes for Nautical Use DOVER, N.J., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-06 08:20:20

LONDON AND FARNBOROUGH, England, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video link: http://vimeo.com/76621320 Breitling is delighted to be supporting the first public

2014-06-05 23:02:18

ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelry in NYC, is now offering whopping discounts on its watches for men and women, including an attractive 42% off on its custom Rolex Oyster


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.