timepiece

timepiece
Synonyms and related words:
Big Ben, alarm clock, alarm watch, astronomical clock, atomic clock, box chronometer, calendar clock, calendar watch, chronograph, chronometer, chronopher, chronoscope, clepsydra, clock, clock movement, clocks, clockworks, cuckoo clock, dial, digital clock, digital watch, electric clock, electronic clock, gnomon, grandfather clock, half-hour glass, half-minute glass, horologe, horologium, hourglass, hunter, independent-seconds watch, isochronon, journeyman, marine chronometer, metronome, repeater, sandglass, sundial, telltale, ticker, time switch, timekeeper, timepieces, timer, turnip, watch, watchworks, wristwatch|

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Timepiece — Time piece , n. A clock, watch, or other instrument, to measure or show the progress of time; a chronometer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timepiece — ► NOUN ▪ an instrument for measuring time; a clock or watch …   English terms dictionary

  • timepiece — [tīm′pēs΄] n. any apparatus for measuring and recording time; esp., a clock or watch …   English World dictionary

  • timepiece — UK [ˈtaɪmˌpiːs] / US [ˈtaɪmˌpɪs] noun [countable] Word forms timepiece : singular timepiece plural timepieces formal a watch, or a clock …   English dictionary

  • timepiece — [[t]ta͟ɪmpiːs[/t]] timepieces also time piece N COUNT A timepiece is a clock, watch, or other device that measures and shows time. [OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • timepiece — noun Date: 1765 a device (as a clock or watch) to measure or show progress of time; especially one that does not chime …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • timepiece — /tuym pees /, n. 1. an apparatus for measuring and recording the progress of time; chronometer. 2. a clock or a watch. [1755 65; TIME + PIECE] * * * …   Universalium

  • timepiece — noun Any device that measures or registers time; a clock or watch, especially one lacking a chime or other striking mechanism …   Wiktionary

  • timepiece — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. clock, watch, chronometer (see chronometry). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. timekeeper, chronometer, sundial; see clock , watch 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. clock, watch, sundial, hourglass,… …   English dictionary for students

  • timepiece — time|piece [ˈtaımpi:s] n old use a clock or watch …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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