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Meaning of TIMER

Pronunciation:  'tImur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  2. [n]  a regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times
  3. [n]  (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed

TIMER is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: timekeeper
 See Also: chronograph, governor, official, parking meter, regulator, stopo watch, stopwatch, timekeeper, timepiece



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tim"er\, n. (Internal-combustion Engines)
    In electric ignition, an adjustable device for automatically
    timing the spark.
  2. \Tim"er\, n.
    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.