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
Yet another old-timer faded when this Spanish tapas restaurant shuttered without warning Labor Day weekend.
Brazil’s old-timers are discredited: after more than three years of the Lava Jato (car wash) corruption probe, 40% of congressmen are under investigation.
There was a time when skeptical old-timers derided bottled water as little more than a marketer’s trick to lure consumers into paying for a liquid that should cost next to nothing.
Though this isn't an undue amount of scene-setting, Moshe paces it rather sluggishly, leaving us as ready as young Jeremiah is to hear the old-timers talk of a livelier age.
First-tier American burgs like New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco simply don’t have empty space, which creates inevitable clashes between old-timers and newcomers when developers arrive.
Tired of the recreational takeover, one old-timer, according to Thompson, angrily tried to chase off bears while tourists were watching, and almost got killed when his ATV did not start up again right away.
Advertising director Shane McCarthy says the company employs about 26 people full-time and another 10 part-timers, with plans to hire 10 more in the near future.
On my old iPhone 7, that same gesture took me to the Control Center, with its icons for my flashlight, timer, camera, and other basic features.
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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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