HyperDic: timepiece

English > 1 sense of the word timepiece:
NOUNartifacttimepiece, timekeeper, horologea measuring ... / measuring instrument or device for keeping time
timepiece > pronunciation
Rhymesaltarpiece ... Vietnamese: 37 rhymes with iys...
English > timepiece: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA measuring ... / measuring instrument or device for keeping time.
Synonymstimekeeper, horologe
Partsbalance wheel, balanceA wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine
dialThe face of a timepiece
escapementmechanical device that regulates movement
hairspringA fine spiral spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a timepiece
handA rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece
time-ballA ball that slides down a staff to show a fixed time
Narroweratomic clockA timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules
clockA timepiece that shows the time of day
sandglasstimepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage
sundialtimepiece that indicates the daylight hours by the shadow that the gnomon casts on a calibrated dial
timerA timepiece that measures a time ... / time interval and signals its end
watch, tickerA small portable timepiece
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishhorologe, reloj
Catalanhorologe, rellotge

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