Timing devices


All mechanical and electric instruments that indicate time, such as clocks, watches, pendulums, hairsprings, and chronometers.

Alternative labels

devices used in timing
mechanical and electric clockwork
mechanical and electric time-measuring devices
devices indicating time
devices for timing
mechanical and electric timepieces
time indicating devices

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Timing devices is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Timing devices is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Clock and watchmaker: Clock and watchmakers make mechanical or electronic clocks and watches. They use precision hand tools or automated machinery to assemble the timing devices. Clock and watchmakers may also repair clocks or watches. They can work in workshops or in factories.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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