⏱️ - stopwatch emoji

or stopwatch emoji

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What does ⏱️ mean?

The stopwatch emoji depicts a silver stopwatch, which is used to time something, such as a race ... you know, before we had them on phones.


They all have faces like a clock (with markers for 60 seconds making up the face) as opposed to a digital design. This emoji is mostly used in posts about time.

Examples of ⏱️ - stopwatch emoji


Examples of ⏱️ - stopwatch emoji
Tick tock, tick tock! Did you remember to turn back your clocks? Great display at Aldgate Library about watches, clocks and time itself ⏰🕰️⏲️⏱️⌚️
@londonmetlib, October, 2018
⏱️ HALF-TIME ⏱️ Best team performance so far?
@ChampionsLeague, October, 2018
My little man is 3 months old today👶 time sure flys⏱️
@lorettaTHD, October, 2018
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Where does ⏱️ - stopwatch emoji come from?

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The stopwatch emoji was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015. Apple’s version is a fairly realistic illustration that almost looks like a photo.


Who uses ⏱️ - stopwatch emoji ?

The stopwatch emoji gets a workout in the sports world on social media, especially when it relates to plays where the clock is running out and the game has been won, or to the impressive speed of an athlete. So, the stopwatch can sometimes be equated to the idea of victory. Other times, it relates to sleep, to being late, to waiting and being patient (or impatient), and other things that involve time.

Sometimes, the stopwatch emoji is used to convey some deeper philosophical message:

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