hourglass

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hourglass /ˈawɚˌglæs/ Brit /ˈawəˌglɑːs/ noun
plural hourglasses
hourglass
/ˈawɚˌglæs/ Brit /ˈawəˌglɑːs/
noun
plural hourglasses
Learner's definition of HOURGLASS
[count]
: a device for measuring time
◊ An hourglass is a glass container with an upper part and a lower part connected by a narrow opening. The upper part contains sand which flows into the lower part in a specified amount of time (such as an hour).

— hourglass

adjective, always used before a noun
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