Meaning of “hourglass” in the English Dictionary

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hourglassnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑʊərˌɡlæs/

a glass container that contains sand that moves from an upper to a lower part through a narrow opening in the middle and is used for measuring time

(Definition of “hourglass” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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