a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
(sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
a regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times
Someone or something which times.
A device used to measure amounts of time.
Any electronic function that causes a device to be able to do something automatically after a preset amount of time.
a timekeeper; especially, a watch by which small intervals of time can be measured; a kind of stop watch. It is used for timing the speed of horses, machinery, etc
A timer is a specialized type of clock for measuring time intervals. A timer which counts upwards from zero for measuring elapsed time is often called a stopwatch, a device which counts down from a specified time interval is more usually called a timer. A simple example is an hourglass. Some timers sound an audible indication that the time interval has expired. Time switches, timing mechanisms which activate a switch, are sometimes called "timers". Timers and time switches may be free-standing or incorporated into appliances and machines. Their operating mechanism may be mechanical, electromechanical, or purely electronic. Timing functionality can be provided by software, typically in a computer; the program is often called a "timer".
The numerical value of timer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of timer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I didn't see it and it just went through me, i knew he was going to shoot a one-timer there, and I lost it ... It was a nice shot.
Escape the safety of the small by taking the risks to become part of something bigger. Your true self demands it. Listen for the timer on the oven to sound—that's when the memory curtain parts, flashing moments that really mattered.
This seems to be a case of Facebook's wanting to slow the momentum of a smaller rival by adopting its core functionality. But you could argue that Snapchat didn't really have much intellectual property in the first place. It was more of a design idea: create a means to send photos with a timer on them.
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- minutka, časovačCzech
- Schaltuhr, ZeitschaltuhrGerman
- زمانسنج, تایمرPersian
- kello, ajastinFinnish
- chronomètre, minuterie, compte-minutesFrench
- eierwekker, timerDutch
- temporizador, timerPortuguese
- cronograf, cronometru, regulator de timp, timpizorRomanian
- таймер, реле времениRussian
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