In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are stopwatches and timing systems everywhere.
- If you train with a partner, have him time you with a stopwatch, help you count off reps at the right speed and keep you in your window.
- I had accidentally stopped my stopwatch so didn't know how much time I had taken, so I really wanted to push myself to get the best time possible.
- The teacher fished out a stopwatch from her shorts' pocket and gave the signal to go.
- The chip, which is attached to the person's trainer, would scrap the need for stopwatches and ensure the 13-mile run goes smoothly.
- Pedometers, which look like stopwatches or pagers, have become popular tools for keeping track of steps and promoting moderate exercise.
- Someone has to start the stopwatch and someone has to stop it.
- When Megan hears the sound to start the race, she starts the stopwatch she holds in her hand.
- They trained from scratch over the last six months and, according to their own stopwatches, finished in two hours and 31 minutes.
- A straightforward extension in the method of using stopwatches is the use of electronic timers, pneumatic tubes or other event recorders to automate the event-recording process.
- But stopwatches have become so sophisticated that scouts can clock times to hundredths of a second.
- The timer eliminated the need for a stopwatch and enabled participants to start at their leisure.
- They've got stopwatches to make sure we don't exceed time limits, and it's much more athletic than it was.
- Many years ago, a young parent picked up a stopwatch to time her child's race at a recreation league meet.
- We called the first three breakdown services simultaneously, and with stopwatches running waited for the tow trucks to arrive.
- The physician uses a stopwatch or a wristwatch with a second hand to time this activity.
- Use either the manual selection on the cardio machine so you have a time clock or use a stopwatch of your own.
- Mack produced three of the working stopwatches from his pocket and held them out to Emma and Wyatt who took them in their hands carefully.
- He runs two 40-yard dashes, and the scouts huddle to compare their stopwatches.
- His trainer, I presumed, since he was the only other person out here, was standing close by and held a stopwatch in his hand.
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