However, Mrs. Stannard will be there, and she's a balance-wheel.
It may have served as a sort of balance-wheel, and helped to steady him, but it could not steer him.
When the balance-wheel, impelled by the escapement, rotates, it winds up the spring.
He couldn't, he said, for I was his balance-wheel, and without me he was lost.
The driving-pulley is 20 inches in diameter, and the balance-wheel 30 inches.
This conservative holding by guiding resolutions once formed is the balance-wheel that keeps a human life from wabbling.
Harrison early conceived the idea that it might be possible to apply the same principle to the balance-wheel of the watch.
Thus the body regulates the soul, and, like the balance-wheel, it is submitted to regular oscillations.
They saw a very great deal of each other, each serving as a sort of balance-wheel to the other's self-centred complacency.
Great fun may be had spinning these wheel tops around the balance-wheel top, while the latter is spinning.