timepiece

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noun time·piece \ˈtīm-ˌpēs\

Definition of timepiece

  1. :  a device (such as a clock or watch) to measure or show progress of time; especially :  one that does not chime

Examples of timepiece in a sentence

  1. <the only timepiece she used at the cabin was a garden sundial>

1765

First Known Use of timepiece

1765


TIMEPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

timepiece

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noun time·piece \ˈtīm-ˌpēs\

Definition of timepiece for English Language Learners

  • : a clock or watch


TIMEPIECE Defined for Kids

timepiece

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noun time·piece \ˈtīm-ˌpēs\

Definition of timepiece for Students

  1. :  a device (as a clock or watch) to measure the passing of time



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