Definition of 'quartz'
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Example sentences containing 'quartz'
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He was a world leader in quartz crystals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their hearing is so acute that they can hear the pulsing sound of a quartz crystal in a digital clock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But quartz crystals are unique. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Today a cheap quartz watch will keep better time than anything with cogs and springs, but for many of us that is not the point. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Where's that piece of rose quartz that's supposed to help me nod off? Times, Sunday Times (2011)One involves fiddling about with the ink pot, the other winding it up and neither works quite as well as a Biro or a quartz watch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. quartz is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'quartz'
British English: quartz NOUN
Quartz is a mineral in the form of a hard, shiny crystal used in making electronic equipment and very accurate watches and clocks.
...a quartz crystal.
Definition of quartz from the Collins English Dictionary
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