minute-glass

minute-glass
minˈute-glass noun
A sand-glass that runs for a minute
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Main Entry:minute

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  • Minute glass — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-minute glass — Hourglass Hour glass , n. An instrument for measuring time, especially the interval of an hour. It consists of a glass vessel having two compartments, from the uppermost of which a quantity of sand, water, or mercury occupies an hour in running… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-minute glass — Hourglass Hour glass , n. An instrument for measuring time, especially the interval of an hour. It consists of a glass vessel having two compartments, from the uppermost of which a quantity of sand, water, or mercury occupies an hour in running… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute — Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute bell — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute book — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute gun — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute hand — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-minute glass — noun : a device similar to an hourglass used to measure 3 minute intervals and especially to time the boiling of eggs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glass production — Glass is common in everyday life, from glass windows to glass containers. The manufacture of glass for everyday purposes may involve complexity and automation. This article deals with the mass production of glass. Glass container productionGlass… …   Wikipedia

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