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egg timer

n.
A small hourglass used for timing the boiling of eggs.

egg timer

n
(Cookery) a device, typically a miniature hourglass, for timing the boiling of an egg
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Noun1.egg timer - a sandglass that runs for three minutesegg timer - a sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs
sandglass - timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage
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Bathroom Takeaway gave children a free water pack which included tips on how to save water as well as an aluminium flow regulator and an egg timer to tell them how long to brush their teeth.
TV presenter Davina McCall has revealed she used an egg timer in a failed bid to save her 17-year marriage.
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Families had the chance to climb into the centre's huge Easter egg to meet the Easter Bunny and his friend Miss Egg Timer, with youngsters able to enjoy everything from storytelling to treasure hunts.
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Somebody has turned the egg timer upside down and the sands are quickly running out.
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Two minutes is longer than you think: an egg timer, or the automatic timer on your electric toothbrush, can help you make sure you're brushing long enough.
It was an amazing experience, not least watching the money that had been put aside to fund it disappear a little like sand in an egg timer.
It felt a bit like being given all the pieces to a jigsaw in a bag with only a description of the picture and with the sand in the egg timer already flowing.