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noun as in escape

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The old clock is prepared for use by removing the hands, balance wheel and escapement so that the wheels will turn freely.

Hence, the smaller the pallet and impulse angles the less will the balance and escapement be connected.

We will give our method of drafting the escapement, which happens in some respects to differ from others.

When treating on the width of the ruby pin, we mentioned the Savage pin roller escapement, which we illustrate in Figs. 26 and 27.

The correct delineation of the lever escapement is a very important matter.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to escapement, such as: breakout, decampment, evasion, exodus, flight, and getaway.

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