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
That’s been part of a recent trend that has had retread coaches faring better than first-timers with 14 of the past 20 Super Bowl champions being on their second or third jobs led by coaches such as Bill Belichick, Pete Carroll and Tom Coughlin.
Many of the landholders are newcomers from out of state, though some old-timers remain—families that earned their deeds generations ago, the principal paid by ancestors who shivered through pitiless winters in tar-paper shacks.
The movie, directed by first-timer Robert Eggers and starring newcomer Anya Taylor-Joy, was a modern horror revelation, an eerie, expertly told tale about a family (and its creepy goat) overcome by magic and darkness.
As of this spring, when the agency decided to resume prosecutions of first-timers, hearings are held four days a week and with close to the maximum number of defendants per hearing, which is 70.
Only recently, with the statheads having declared victory over from-the-gut old-timers, do executives have the leverage to demand absolute obedience from their subordinates.
Young families and arty old-timers meet up at Adams Square, which features restaurants, a library, and a mini park carved out of a 1936 Richfield gas station in the center of town.
But this time, some 270 people are running — more than 110 of whom are first-timers, and well over half of them are women.
The old-timers knew that without fire, the pitchers would get choked out by the undergrowth.
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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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