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” meaning: stopwatch Emoji

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Meaning and Description

The stopwatch emoji is a picture of a device commonly used to measure the time intervals of events, such as races, exercises, or experiments. It is usually depicted as a small, handheld device with a round face and two buttons: one to start and stop the timing, and one to reset it. The face of the stopwatch has markers for 60 seconds, and sometimes also for minutes and hours. The stopwatch emoji can have different colors, depending on the platform, but it is often silver or gray.

Originating in the early 18th century, the stopwatch was initially used in horse racing🏇 to measure time accurately. Over the years, its significance grew, finding its place in various sports🚴, scientific experiments, and even day-to-day activities.

can be used in any topics related to timekeeping, like scientific experiments or physical activities that involve measuring time. And it can be used to symbolize the importance of time management and being efficient.

It can also indicate speed or fastness. It can be used to challenge someone to do something faster. In addition, it can be used to warn someone that time is running out or that they need to hurry up.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is stopwatch, it is related to clock, it can be found in emoji category: "🚌 Travel & Places" - " time".

The current is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ⏱️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ⏱︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

🔸 (23F1) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

(23F1) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ⏱️ (23F1 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: Stopwatch
A stopwatch is a handheld timepiece designed to measure the amount of time that elapses between its activation and deactivation. A large digital version of a stopwatch designed for viewing at a distance, as in a sports stadium, is called a stop clock. In manual timing, the clock is started and stopped by a person pressing a button. In fully automatic time, both starting and stopping are triggered automatically, by sensors. The timing functions are traditionally controlled by two buttons on the case. Pressing the top button starts the timer running, and pressing the button a second time stops it, leaving the elapsed time displayed. A press of the second button then resets the stopwatch to zero. The second button is also used to record split times or lap times. When the split time button is pressed while the watch is running it allows the elapsed time to that point to be read, but the watch mechanism continues running to record total elapsed time. Pressing the split button a second time allows the watch to resume display of total time. Mechanical stopwatches are powered by a mainspring, which must be wound up by turning the knurled knob at the top of the stopwatch. Digital electronic stopwatches are available which, due to their crystal oscillator timing element, are much more accurate than mechanical timepieces. Because they contain a microchip, they often include date and time-of-day functions as well. Some may have a connector for external sensors, allowing the stopwatch to be triggered by external events, thus measuring elapsed time far more accurately than is possible by pressing the buttons with one's finger. Stopwatches that count by 1/100 of a second are commonly mistaken as counting milliseconds, rather than centiseconds. The first digital timer used in organized sports was the Digitimer, developed by Cox Electronic Systems, Inc. of Salt Lake City Utah (1962). It utilized a Nixie-tube readout and provided a resolution of 1/1000 second. Its first use was in ski racing but was later used by the World University Games in Moscow, Russia, the U.S. NCAA, and in the Olympic trials. The device is used when time periods must be measured precisely and with a minimum of complications. Laboratory experiments and sporting events like sprints are good examples. The stopwatch function is also present as an additional function of many electronic devices such as wristwatches, cell phones, portable music players, and computers. 🔗 Stopwatch
🌐: Stopky, Stopur, Stoppuhr, Χρονόμετρο, Stopper, کرنومتر, Sekuntikello, שעון עצר, विराम घड़ी, Jam sukat, ストップウオッチ, 스톱워치, Jam randik, Stopwatch, Stoppeklokke, Sekundomierz, Cronometru, Секундомер, Штоперица, Kronometre, Секундомір, 計時器.

Examples and Usage

🔸 The countdown started, 3.2.1…
🔸 So, it's a good idea to have a stopwatch or other timer to use while practicing.

🔸 (23F1) + emoji style (FE0F) = ⏱️ (23F1 FE0F)
🔸 (23F1) + text style (FE0E) = ⏱︎ (23F1 FE0E)

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Basic Information

Shortname: stopwatch
Codepoint: U+23F1 Copy
Decimal: ALT+9201
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: ⌚ time
Keywords: clock | stopwatch

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More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Georgian წამზომი
Hebrew שעון עצר
Italian cronometro
Thai นาฬิกาจับเวลา
French chronomètre
Chinese, Traditional 碼錶
Korean 스톱워치
Chinese, Simplified 秒表
Portuguese, International cronômetro
Polish stoper