Definition of timepiece
: 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
the only timepiece she used at the cabin was a garden sundial
Recent Examples of timepiece from the Web
One of Paul Newman's most prized timepieces is going up for auction this fall.
For instance, Daniel Wellington, a six-year-old watch company with a heavy social media presence, has been selling its timepieces in part through department stores like Bloomingdale’s and small jewelry shops.
This is Kleban’s timepiece: a membrane that bubbles into being and naturally expands.
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First Known Use of timepiece
TIMEPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of timepiece for English Language Learners
: a clock or watch
TIMEPIECE Defined for Kids
Definition of timepiece for Students
: a device (as a clock or watch) to measure the passing of time
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