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Also, every few years timekeepers insert leap seconds into our official timescales to make sure they don’t drift out of sync with our planet.

International timekeepers have dabbled with the idea of a negative leap second at the end of December.

Such a precise timekeeper requires a super precise reference.

As the games’ “official timekeeper,” Omega, the luxury Swiss watchmaker, was granted the right to flash its emblem on millions of screens around the world as Bolt made history.

From Quartz

The timekeeper I took on shore to ascertain its rate, and other instruments to make the necessary astronomical observations.

On the 13th I had a number of lunar observations for the longitude, the mean of which agreed exactly with the timekeeper.

I had however two sets of double altitudes and a good altitude exactly at noon according to the timekeeper.

The fact that this egg-shaped concoction was no great timekeeper was a secondary matter.

He was a fine coachman, a good nurse, and an admirable timekeeper.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to timekeeper, such as: alarm, timer, chronograph, chronometer, hourglass, and metronome.

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