quartzed

quartzed

Of a timepiece, having undergone a quartz conversion in which the clock's interior mechanisms are replaced with an electronic oscillator regulated by a quartz crystal so as to keep time more accurately. I wish I hadn't gotten my grandfather's old pocket watch quartzed—it was a pain having to wind it all the time, but I loved the sound of its ticking.

quartzed

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Related to stoned (out).) How can anybody get so quartzed on a bottle of wine?