Translation of "timer" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtaɪ.mər/ us /-mɚ/

a device that makes a sound when a particular number of minutes, hours, etc. have gone past

He set the timer on the oven to/for 20 minutes (= to record when 20 minutes had gone past).

UK also time switch a device on a machine that causes the machine to start or stop working at a particular point in the day

reloj automático

(Translation of “timer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)