A device for measuring the time required to cook a boiled egg, traditionally in the form of a miniature hourglass.
More example sentences
- If you are spending a disproportionate amount of time on the telephone, you might consider the use of an egg timer, or some other device, to limit your calls.
- He would use an egg timer at meal times, threatening to hit the children if they did not eat up in time.
- However, my mother was ecstatic about her egg timer.
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