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Noun: timer  tI-mu(r)
  1. A timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  2. (sport) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    - timekeeper
  3. A regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times

Derived forms: timers

Type of: governor, horologe [archaic], official, regulator, timekeeper, timepiece

Encyclopedia: Timer