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While many of us are more inclined to check our smartphones for the time, there’s a certain allure that’s connected to flicking your wrist and looking at a timepiece the old school way.

Made to capture the beauty of stars, it’s the ideal timepiece for every dreamer.

An inherent property of atoms allows scientists to use them as timepieces.

The extreme precision of the atomic clock’s measurement suggests the potential to use the sensitive timepieces to test other fundamental concepts in physics.

That’s different from other timepieces like a Garmin, which require button presses to switch between activities.

She dashed the timepiece which he had put into her hand with such force on the floor that it flew into a hundred pieces.

The timepiece is an innovation of comparatively recent days.

He drew out a silver timepiece and consulted it with grave deliberation.

In the tower of the castle was a clock, and this clock was a realistic timepiece, whose fingers moved and told the hour.

This done, she looked at the timepiece on the mantelshelf, saw it was one o'clock, and sat down to recover her breath.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to timepiece, such as: calendar, chronograph, chronometer, chronoscope, clepsydra, and clock.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.