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Just Watches Glossary of Terms

316l stainless steel
Premium marine grade stainless steel which is largely allergy free due to containing no nickel

Altitude Measurement
A built-in pressure sensor measures barometric pressure, which is converted to relative altitude

Anti-reverse Bezel
Mostly available in diver's watches, this bezel is designed so it is impossible to rotate it in the wrong direction

Automatic Movement
Self winding watch through wearers' everyday movements

Barometric Pressure Measurement
A built-in pressure sensor measures barometric pressure, which is shown on the display

Battery Level indicator
Indicator shows the current battery level

Chronograph
Two independent time systems: one indicates the time of day, and the other measures brief intervals of time

Daily Alarm
The daily alarm sounds each day at the time you set

Digital Compass
A built-in direction sensor detects magnetic north

Directional Bezel
This bezel can be used to determine approximate directions

Divers Log
Built in memory to store dive start time and more

Dual Time
Simultaneous display of the current time in two different time zones

Duplex LCD
Two liquid crystal panels make it possible to select from different display patterns

e-Data Memory
Memory for storage of Internet access codes and other information

EL Backlight
An electro-luminescent panel causes the entire face to glow for easy reading. Includes an After-Glow feature that keeps the EL backlight turned on for a few seconds after the

EL Backlight (with Auto Light)
An electro-luminescent panel causes the entire face to glow for easy reading. Auto Light automatically turns on the EL backlight when the watch is tilted towards your face for easy reading

Expandable Band
Stretch band

LED
A light-emitting diode is used for display illumination. The Auto Light feature illuminates the display when the watch is tilted towards the face

Low Battery Warning
A warning appears on the display whenever battery power drops below a certain level

Low Temperature Resistant
The timekeeping module is designed for operation at very low temperatures. The value indicates the lowest temperature at which the module will operate. Low temperature resistance does not apply to the direction sensor

Mineral Glass
Hard glass face - resists scratching

Moon Age Display
The moon age and phase are shown on the display based on your current latitude and longitude

Movement
Assembly consisting of the principal elements and mechanisms of a watch

Mud Resistant
Dirt and mud-resistant construction keeps mud and dirt from getting into the watch

Neobrite
A luminous coating provides long-term illumination in the dark after only short exposure to light

Nickel free
Mostly allergenic free

Sapphire crystal
Strongest glass for scratch resistancy

Screw Down Crown
The crown screws into the case to ensure water resistance

Shock Resistant
Shock-resistant construction protects against impact and vibration

Skeleton Style Caseback
Caseback and various parts of the movement are of transparent material, enabling the main parts of the watch to be seen

Solar Power
A solar cell provides power for operation

Spherical glass
The surface of the glass is rounded

Sunrise, Sunset Time Display
Sunrise and sunset times are displayed based on your current latitude and longitude

Superior Plating of 5 Micron
Superior plating thickness to ensure lasting beauty

Swiss Quartz Movement
Swiss movement battery operated watch

Telememo
Built-in memory provides storage for names and phone numbers

Temperature Measurement
A built-in temperature sensor measures the temperature

Tide Graph Display
Tidal movements are displayed graphically based on your current latitude and longitude, and the lunitidal interval

Time Stamp
Storage of up to 40 records, each with date (month & day) and time

Underwater Depth Measurement
A built-in pressure sensor measures water pressure, which is converted to underwater depth

World Time
Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world

 

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