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Encyclopedia > Timekeeper
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Timekeeper is an instrument or person that measures the passage of time, often with the assistance of a game clock or stopwatch. In addition, the timekeeper records time or time taken, e.g. during a sports event. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... A typical chess clock. ... A stopwatch is a timepiece designed to measure the amount of time elapsed from a particular time when activated and when the piece is deactivated. ... A watch Attempting to understand Time has long been a prime occupation for philosophers, scientists and artists. ...

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Timekeeping (465 words)
Historically, the regular motion of objects in the sky served as the basis for timekeeping.
Although precise modern timekeeping is done electronically, many of the details and the terminology of timekeeping remain rooted in its astronomical heritage.
In using the sky for timekeeping, we must define a reference point to determine when a cycle of the required motion has been completed.
Payroll and timekeeping clerks (1454 words)
Payroll and timekeeping clerks perform a vital function: ensuring that employees are paid on time and that their paychecks are accurate.
Employment of payroll and timekeeping clerks is expected to grow about as fast as average for all occupations through 2014.
Payroll and timekeeping clerks perform a vital financial function—ensuring that employees are paid on time and that their paychecks are accurate.
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