escapement

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There is no jeweling in the escapement or on the other end of the balance staff.

The escapement is in front, so that every tooth is seen as it frees itself.

There is an escapement, Fig. 4, which is just the opposite to the English.

When the balance-wheel, impelled by the escapement, rotates, it winds up the spring.

The shaft is permitted by the escapement to revolve once an hour.

Therefore, the fifth wheel and its accompaniments are called the "escapement."

He was a watchmaker, and made some improvement in the escapement of a watch.

There are many forms of this escapement and there is no need to explain it in detail.

As improved this escapement was used in the famous Waterbury watches.

Escapement, FoliotA form of escapement actuated by a foliot balance.

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