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  • The grasshopper is called a chronophage, or "time eater".

    The Times of India

  • The oversize grasshopper is called a chronophage, or "time eater."

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The oversize grasshopper is called a chronophage, or 'time eater.'

    CubeMe

  • The clock uses a grasshopper escapement or "chronophage" (time eater) which advances around the face of the clock with each step marking one second.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • The grasshopper or "chronophage", meaning "time eater", advances around the 4ft-wide face, each step marking a second.

    "news" via big sleep in Google Reader

  • The chronophage stands atop the clock face, which is four feet in diameter.

    The Times of India

  • The chronophage stands atop the clock face, which is 1.2 metres in diameter.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Sometimes it stops, the chronophage shakes a foot, and the pendulum moves again.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Puis, last but not least, écrire ça prend du temps, et j’étais un peu inquiète à l’idée de me lancer dans une entreprise comme ça chronophage alors que je n’étais pas encore très sûre dans quelle mesure mon job de consultante indépendante me permettrait de tourner confortablement ou non.

    Livre: je me jette à l’eau — Climb to the Stars

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