HyperDic: timer

English > 3 senses of the word timer:
NOUNartifacttimera timepiece that measures a time ... / time interval and signals its end
person timer, timekeeper(sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
artifacttimera regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times
timer > pronunciation
Soundstay'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > timer: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA timepiece that measures a time ... / time interval and signals its end.
NarrowerchronographAn accurate timer for recording time
parking meterA coin-operated timer located next to a parking space
stopwatch, stop watchA timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)
Broadertimepiece, timekeeper, horologeA measuring ... / measuring instrument or device for keeping time
Spanishsincronizador, temporizador
Catalansincronitzador, temporitzador
Verbstimemeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
timeset the speed, duration, or execution of
English > timer: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed.
Synonymtimekeeper
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderofficialsomeone who administers the rules of a game / game or sport
Spanishcronometrador
Catalancronometrador
Verbstimemeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
English > timer: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times.
Broadergovernor, regulatorA control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
Verbstimeregulate or set the time of

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