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timer/ˈtaɪmɚ/noun
pluraltimers
timer
/ˈtaɪmɚ/
noun
pluraltimers
Learner's definition of TIMER  
[count]
: a special watch that is used to measure the amount of time that is taken to finish a race, a test, etc. : stopwatch
also  : a person who uses such a watch to time someone or something
: a device that makes a sound when a certain amount of time has passed
   b  : a device that can be set to turn something (such as a light) on or off at a certain time — often used after on
— see also old-timer, two-timer
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