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Definition 1: a measuring instrument or device for keeping time - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for timekeeper in the sense of this definition

(timekeeper is a kind of ...) instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) timepiece that indicates the daylight hours by the shadow that the gnomon casts on a calibrated dial

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) a small portable timepiece

(... is a kind of timekeeper ) a timepiece that shows the time of day

(timekeeper is a part of ...) a fine spiral spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a timepiece

(timekeeper is a part of ...) mechanical device that regulates movement

(timekeeper is a part of ...) the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours

(timekeeper is a part of ...) a ball that slides down a staff to show a fixed time; especially at an observatory

(timekeeper is a part of ...) a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat

(timekeeper is a part of ...) a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece

"the big hand counts the minutes"

Definition 2: a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees - [noun denoting person]

(timekeeper is a kind of ...) an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)

Definition 3: (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for timekeeper in the sense of this definition

(timekeeper is a kind of ...) someone who administers the rules of a game or sport

"the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"

(timekeeper belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

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