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Definition 1: a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end - [noun denoting artifact]

(timer is a kind of ...) a measuring instrument or device for keeping time

(... is a kind of timer ) an accurate timer for recording time

(... is a kind of timer ) a coin-operated timer located next to a parking space; depositing money into it entitles you to park your car there for a specified length of time

(... is a kind of timer ) a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)

Definition 2: a regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times - [noun denoting artifact]

(timer is a kind of ...) a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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

Synonyms for timer in the sense of this definition

(timer 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"

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

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