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Zappos.com - Glossary Terms

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The rear portion of a shoe, covering the heel and sides and often joined at the back seam.
Quarter Lining
The lining of the rear part of a shoe, typically made from leather or fabric.
quartz movement
When a movement of a clock or watch is regulated by a quartz crystal battery, it is a "quartz movement" watch.
It differs from a mechanical movement watch (also known as "automatic movement"), because the watch does not stop functioning when it is taken off by the wearer.
The battery in a quartz watch generally needs to be replaced every 1 1/2 years- 2 years.
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