1 (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed [syn: timer]
2 a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees
3 a measuring instrument or device for keeping time [syn: timepiece]
- For the Disney attraction, see The Timekeeper.
A timekeeper is an instrument or person that measures the passage of time; in the case of the latter, often with the assistance of a clock or stopwatch. In addition, the timekeeper records time, time taken, or time remaining during events such as sports matches.
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