Hovering Hourglass

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9.2

Item Weight: 1.1 pounds

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No

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9.2

Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 4.61 x 3.9 inches

Item Weight: 1.08 pounds

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No

Batteries Required: No

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8.2

Product Dimensions: 3.25 x 3.25 x 5.5 inches

Item Weight: 2.11 ounces

Manufacturer: FT

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No

Batteries Required: No

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Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass - 67773

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9.0

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9.2

Product Dimensions: 9.21 x 4.69 x 4.49 inches

Item Weight: 12 ounces

Manufacturer: SWISSELITE GLASS

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No

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9.0

Item Weight: 2.14 pounds

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9.2

Product Dimensions: 8.82 x 4.61 x 4.61 inches

Item Weight: 14.1 ounces

Manufacturer: Bellaware

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer: No

Buyer's Guide: Hovering Hourglass

Hourglass and its Best Uses


The hourglass is one of the most widely used time measurement devices. The hourglass, also known as sand timer, egg timer, grain timber, or sand clock, is a functional device that visually displays the time in seconds. It is composed of two glass bulbs connected vertically by a thin neck that allows for a controlled supply of sand (usually quartz). The inner bulb contains a large quartz slab that rotates at regular intervals. The quartz slab turns at regular intervals and is visible from the bottom of the hourglass.

The original purpose of the hourglass was to be used as a clock. However, it has many other uses. Other uses of the hourglass have been demonstrated, especially in chemistry. An hourglass history can give valuable information about the progress of chemical reactions. The hourglass can be used to indicate the acidity or alkalinity of a solution's pH. The hourglass can also mean the orientation of a surface, such as a diamond, or the direction in which an object rotates.

The hourglass is one of the most simple devices to keep time because it does not have a locking mechanism. The glass is entirely flat, so it's easy to see the time and not pay attention to each component's minute divisions. Scientists can conduct multiple tests simultaneously without worrying about any imperfections in the hourglass figure. It is important to remember that the hourglass displays minute division. Therefore, one must be careful not to interfere with neighboring figures.
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