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
Within this once-distinguished group of timepieces, the Great Historical Clock of America was the most complex and well renowned.
Mr. Vincent wore a black top hat and tuxedo, complete with white gloves and a timepiece, at the opening ceremony.
The historic timepiece was auctioned off at Christie's in New York on Wednesday, and an anonymous buyer purchased it.
Last night, the classic timepiece was auctioned at Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons sale, expected to sell anywhere from $60,000—$120,000.
However, the beautiful timepiece ended up going for a pricey $395,000, and according to TMZ, the anonymous bidder was Kardashian.
Dads still do wear wrist watches, and today’s timepieces do so much more than just tell time.
Fitness-Loving Dad Dads still do wear wrist watches, and today’s timepieces do so much more than just tell time.
A Rolex Chronograph perfect for timing laps was, after all, the perfect timepiece to complement her husband's love of auto racing.
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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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