timekeeper


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time·keep·er

 (tīm′kē′pər)
n.
1. One who records time, as:
a. Sports One who keeps track of elapsed time in a sporting event.
b. One who keeps records of the hours worked by employees.
2. A device for keeping time; a timepiece.

time′keep′ing adj.

timekeeper

(ˈtaɪmˌkiːpə)
n
1. a person or thing that keeps or records time
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an employee who maintains a record of the hours worked by the other employees
3. (Horology) a device for indicating time; timepiece
4. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an employee with respect to his or her record of punctuality: a good timekeeper.
ˈtimeˌkeeping n

time•keep•er

(ˈtaɪmˌki pər)

n.
1. an official who times, regulates, and records the duration of a sports contest or its parts.
3. a person employed to keep account of the hours of work done by others.
4. a person who beats time in music.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timekeeper - (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
2.timekeeper - a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
3.timekeeper - a measuring instrument or device for keeping timetimekeeper - a measuring instrument or device for keeping time
atomic clock - a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules
balance wheel, balance - a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat
clock - a timepiece that shows the time of day
dial - the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
escapement - mechanical device that regulates movement
hairspring - a fine spiral spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a timepiece
hand - a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes"
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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
sundial - timepiece that indicates the daylight hours by the shadow that the gnomon casts on a calibrated dial
time-ball - a ball that slides down a staff to show a fixed time; especially at an observatory
timer - a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
watch, ticker - a small portable timepiece
Translations

timekeeper

[ˈtaɪmˌkiːpəʳ] N
1. (= watch) → reloj m, cronómetro m
2. (= official) → cronometrador/a m/f
3. to be a good timekeeper (= punctual) → ser puntual
to be a poor timekeeper (= not punctual) → no ser nada puntual

timekeeper

[ˈtaɪmkiːpər] n
(for recording time) (= instrument) → chronomètre m (= person) → chronométreur/euse m/f
to be a good timekeeper (= punctual) → être ponctuel(le)
to be a poor timekeeper (= often late) → manquer de ponctualitétime-lag [ˈtaɪmlæg] n (between events)décalage m

timekeeper

[ˈtaɪmˌkiːpəʳ] n (Sport) → cronometrista m/f
he's a good timekeeper → è sempre puntuale
my old watch is a good timekeeper → il mio vecchio orologio non perde un secondo
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