(Nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
A person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
Supervision or inspection
(Figuratively) The area behind something, typically a rapidly moving object.
The quality or state of being vigilant; watchfulness
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