Hourglass

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Referring to a cylindrical or elongated structure with a central constriction likened, sometimes in only a very general sense, to an hourglass
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He pulled the egg timer from his pocket and placed it on the podium, eliciting one of the few authentic laughs of the night.
For example, the "Everything for the Egg" promotion shows retailers how to take the products out of packages and set a display table showing the range of such egg-related items as egg cups, egg toppers and egg timers.
Far left, Graham turns down a thermostat in an attempt to reduce power bills and save the planet Always have a shower instead of a bath and why not try a shower egg timer which limits your time under the water to four minutes.
EASTER means chocolate for a lot of people, but if you want to go for something eggs-tra special why not try a Woolie's egg timer and egg cups?
KITSCH-EN GADGETS And why not use this new egg timer which sings Killing Me Softly when it has been boiled to perfection?
FOR those who have stood on one leg near a window to try and get mobile phone reception, and those who have sat watching an egg timer as an internet page loaded, the figures concerning digital coverage in North Wales will come as no surprise.
It also means the egg timer has probably pinged on the terrestrial TV career of presenter Ainsley Harriott.
Under the banner, "3 Minutes to Dinner," the ads show an egg timer filled with rotini pasta to visually communicate the benefits of the new fast-cooking pasta.
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Car alarms have pipped egg timer and alarm clocks to be voted the most irritating piece of technology ever invented, says a poll.
They call her an hourglass figure, which means an egg timer because her body looks like the shape of an egg timer.
99; Egg cooker and timer, pounds 20; Kitchencraft triple egg timer, pounds 6.
The egg timer is running out for talented chefs wanting to be the best in Wales.