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See definition of hourglass on Dictionary.com
  • as inchronometer
  • as inclock
  • as intimepiece

synonyms for hourglass

  • clock
  • metronome
  • timepiece
  • timer
  • alarm
  • timer
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • ticker
  • timekeeper
  • timepiece
  • watch
  • Big Ben
  • chroniker
  • digital watch
  • tick-tock
  • timemarker
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How to use hourglass in a sentence

If you’re using Android, pick Digital Wellbeing & parental controls from Settings, then tap Dashboard, and tap the hourglass next to each app to set a daily limit on it.
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Yet the feeling that time is slipping away, that the sand in the hourglass is falling fast, will induce existential angst in the best of us.
M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN RETURNS WITH OLD, A FLOPPY BUT HAUNTING THRILLER ABOUT AGINGALISSA WILKINSONJULY 23, 2021VOX
More sidecut—which gives a ski that hourglass shape—allows a pair to penetrate deeper in its tracks and shortens the turn radius, heightening those sweet, sweet G’s.
AN ODE TO SKINNY SKISDAN SCHWARTZMARCH 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In the team’s laser, light bounces between mirrors positioned at either end of an hourglass-shaped cavity before exiting the device.
A NEW LASER-BASED RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR IS THE FASTEST OF ITS KINDMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The catillus (E) itself was shaped something like an hourglass, or two funnels joined at the neck.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
At the sound the bearded old man raises his sceptre, opens his mouth, and turns an hourglass.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
The sands did not then run so swiftly through the hourglass; if the voyage to England was long, why, so was life!
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
One and all worshiped somewhat languidly, with frequent glances at the hourglass upon the pulpit.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
Sometimes it will be nearly globular, again long and thin, or it may be constricted like an hourglass.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
An hourglass is at hand and a dove is just dropping a poppy, the flower of sleep and death, into her open hands.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOURGLASS

  • clock
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • timepiece
  • timer
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