Definition of timepiece in English:


Syllabification: time·piece
Pronunciation: /ˈtīmˌpēs


  • An instrument, such as a clock or watch, for measuring time.
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    • This discovery led to the invention of the pendulum and various timepieces such as the Grandfather clock, but at the time Galileo could not explain it.
    • The Swiss watchmaking legend draws from its active engagement in the world of sports to create the most accurate measuring instruments and sports-inspired timepieces ever made.
    • Seventy-one percent of practitioners preferred to use personal timepieces (e.g. wristwatches) for routine care.

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