timepiece

  • 1 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

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

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

    English dictionary

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

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

    Wiktionary

  • 9 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 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

  • 11 timepiece — time|piece [ˈtaımpi:s] n old use a clock or watch …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 timepiece — time|piece [ taım,pis ] noun count FORMAL a watch or clock …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 timepiece — n. watch …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 timepiece — noun an instrument for measuring time; a clock or watch …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 timepiece — n. Clock, watch, chronometer, time keeper, horologue …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 timepiece — noun (C) old use a clock or watch …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 timepiece — n 1. timer, chronometer, chronoscope, chronograph, Trademark. Chronotron; metronome. 2. clock, clock watch, Horol. repeater, timekeeper, Sl. ticker; watch, wrist watch, pocket watch; hourglass; sundial, horologue; water clock, clepsydra …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 timepiece — time•piece [[t]ˈtaɪmˌpis[/t]] n. 1) hor an apparatus for measuring and recording the progress of time 2) hor a clock or a watch • Etymology: 1755–65 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 timepiece — /ˈtaɪmpis / (say tuympees) noun 1. an apparatus for measuring and recording the progress of time; a chronometer. 2. a clock or a watch …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 timepiece — n. an instrument, such as a clock or watch, for measuring time …

    Useful english dictionary


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