noun Date: 1556 an instrument (as an hourglass) for measuring time by the running of sand

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  • sandglass — [sand′glas΄, sand′gläs΄] n. an hourglass used for measuring time by the flow of sand …   English World dictionary

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  • sandglass — /sand glas , glahs /, n. an hourglass. [1550 60; SAND + GLASS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandglass — n. hourglass, device for measuring time which consists of two glass bulbs joined by a narrow passage through which a quantity of sand or liquid passes in one hour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sandglass — noun an hourglass …   English new terms dictionary

  • sandglass — noun timepiece in which the passage of time is indicated by the flow of sand from one transparent container to another through a narrow passage • Hypernyms: ↑timepiece, ↑timekeeper, ↑horologe • Hyponyms: ↑egg timer, ↑hourglass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sandglass (TV series) — Infobox kdrama/Header title name = Sandglass size = 200px caption = Screen shot for Sandglas ko name = 모래시계 ko name trans = Mo rae si gaeInfobox kdrama genre = Drama producer = Kim Jong Hak network = SBS first aired = Jan. 10, 1995 last aired =… …   Wikipedia

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