English version

timekeeper in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtimekeepertime‧keep‧er /ˈtaɪmˌkiːpə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 DSsomeone who officially records the times taken to do something, especially at a sports event2 good/bad timekeepertimekeeping noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
timekeeperQuestionnaires were sent out to 300 employees and timekeepers in order to gather data on the problem areas.What he said in 1 714, perhaps in jest, later gained acceptance as the perfect moniker for the marine timekeeper.In the end, there was no end to the strife, though neither Hooke nor Huygens produced a true marine timekeeper.Jurgen appointed himself as race referee and official timekeeper.She presided over the present-opening like an officious timekeeper.The watches were stopped and everyone held breath as the timekeepers turned for consultation with the track referee.Clearly, the board needed a full disclosure on the timekeeper before they sent it back to sea.But while the functions and importance of the clock have been clear, exactly how this timekeeper works has remained a mystery.