Deutsch: Armbanduhr / Español: Reloj de pulsera / Português: Relógio de pulso / Français: Montre (horlogerie) / Italiano: Orologio da polso
A watch is a timepiece, typically worn either around the wrist or attached on a chain and carried in a pocket. Wristwatches are the most common type of watch used today. Watches evolved in the 17th century from spring powered clocks, which appeared in the 15th century.
In the industrial and industry context, a "watch" refers to a timepiece designed for measuring and displaying time. Watches are produced in various forms and designs, including pocket watches, wristwatches, wall clocks, and smartwatches, among others. The watchmaking industry is a global industry that produces millions of watches each year, and employs a wide range of professionals, including engineers, designers, and skilled craftsmen.