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egg timer

  

      n   a device, typically a miniature hourglass, for timing the boiling of an egg  
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timer  
      n  
1    a device for measuring, recording, or indicating time  
2    a switch or regulator that causes a mechanism to operate at a specific time or at predetermined intervals  
3    a person or thing that times  


egg timer  
      n   a device, typically a miniature hourglass, for timing the boiling of an egg  
old-timer  
      n  
1    a person who has been in a certain place, occupation, etc., for a long time  
2      (U.S.)   an old man  

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See also:

timber, time, trimer, tier

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
fleshy part of stone fruits (egg. peaches, plums)
protease
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