egg timer

NOUN
  1. a sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs
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How To Use egg timer In A Sentence

  • There is also an egg timer to remind me to keep writing for a set amount of time before I check emails. Times, Sunday Times
  • Get an egg timer to make hair and teeth brushing a game - and give them a sticker and praise if they do it within the time. The Sun
  • Let's face it, anything more technical than an egg timer confuses them. The Sun
  • Hold this position for one minute using an egg timer. The Sun
  • The low point of self defeating activism came at a Radio City Music Hall fundraiser at which Chevy Chase said the president had the intellect of an "egg timer" John Mellencamp called Bush a "cheap thug" and Meryl Streep, in a performance that brings new meaning to the word sanctimonious, belittled the president's faith. Hullabaloo
  • He looked down at the egg timer - a third of the sand already gone. CORMORANT
  • To make sure you hit the right time, keep a two-minute egg timer in the bathroom or check to see if your electric toothbrush has a timer. The Sun
  • When the ten minutes are up, as signified by the ding of an egg timer, a piece of nautical equipment as pedigreed as an astrolabe or a sextant.
  • The egg timer was pointedly positioned next to the telephone. CORMORANT
  • If you want to dramatically cut down the time you spend writing articles, I suggest you get an egg timer or a regular clock and set a deadline for each article.
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