Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instrument, such as a clock or watch, that measures, registers, or records time.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any machine or apparatus by which the progress of time is recorded, as a clepsydra or a time-candle; in ordinary use, a watch or clock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A clock, watch, or other instrument, to measure or show the progress of time; a chronometer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a measuring instrument or device for keeping time

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

time +‎ piece

Examples

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • Ridley could easily have eliminated 15 minutes of dopey metaphors, including allusions to the title timepiece and lots of taxidermy analogies.

    Chicago Reader

  • This timepiece is for pilots and those who love the beautiful sports watches made by Wenger, the makers of the famous Swiss Army knife.

    Wenger AeroGraph Countdown Chrono

  • The story had a nice easy pace – almost a timepiece from the 1940′s in its style.

    FANTASY WOMAN • by Wayne Scheer

  • The big timepiece is believed the largest without hands ever built.

    Boing Boing

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