sandglass


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sandglass

(ˈsændˌɡlɑːs)
n
a less common word for hourglass
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandglass - timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passagesandglass - timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage
egg timer - a sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs
hourglass - a sandglass that runs for sixty minutes
horologe, timepiece, timekeeper - a measuring instrument or device for keeping time
Translations

sandglass

[ˈsændglɑːs] Nreloj m de arena
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Find out more 0905 070 0405 (77p/min) Libra Sept 23 - Oct 23 WITH time running out of the Christmas sandglass, you might want to sort out the final details of your festive agenda.
However, that filly ultimately proved best over 1m2f as did Timepiece's three-parts Zafonic sister, maiden winner Sandglass.
But now with the sandglass rapidly indicating the nearing of the end of the timeframe for the promulgation of a new constitution drafted by the Constituent Assembly, there are noisy scenes of accusations and counter-accusations galore.
As much as I cherish our lonely moments together, soundtracked by the clatter of Boggle dice and measured out in the inaudible whisper of grains slipping gentle as a breath through the chambers of the one-minute sandglass we use to time the game, the time has come to take our relationship to the next level.
4018 m) passed through a sailor's fingers, while another sailor used a 30-second sandglass (28-second sandglass is the current accepted timing) to time the operation.
Hughes completed a quick double when Sandglass took the second division of the cantorspreadfair.
But, without having to ask his mount too serious a question, Fortune stoked the winner up and brought him home to beat Sandglass by three-quarters of a length.