Examples of timer in a Sentence
He was the official timer for the race.
She set the timer on the oven for one hour.
The timer is set to go off in 15 minutes.
Recent Examples of timer from the Web
Dan Silberstein of Drink Eat Play, the company behind the festival, has some advice for first timers.
The consensus among my friends is that first-timers should start out with half a cube and not go anywhere for a while.
Set indoor lights, radios and television on timers, too.
Irv Bennett, of Chicago, was also a first-timer to Ribfest.
Then, set a timer on your phone and everyone races to complete the task.
MALIBU SAINT makes her first start for Maker who doesn't usually fire with his first timers but this one has some bullet works and may be ready to go Friday.
Old-timers remember Georgia as the state that had never voted for a Republican presidential candidate until Barry Goldwater came along in 1964.
After Thursday’s 1-0 win over the visiting Boston Red Sox, Nava was hitting .310, second to another old-timer, 33-year-old Howie Kendrick (.330).
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First Known Use of timer
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Definition of timer for English Language Learners
: a special watch that is used to measure the amount of time that is taken to finish a race, a test, etc.; also : a person who uses such a watch to time someone or something
: a device that makes a sound when a certain amount of time has passed
: a device that can be set to turn something (such as a light) on or off at a certain time
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