balance wheel

  1. a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat
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How To Use balance wheel In A Sentence

  • Choosing titanium, from among other light metals, in order to make a watch balance wheel, has never been envisaged until now.
  • The complete watch balance consists of the balance wheel, the balance spring and the balance staff.
  • Around 1675, Huygens developed the balance wheel and spring assembly.
  • The MicroSet Watch Timer Pro allows you to measure the amplitude of vibration of a watch balance wheel to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Designed by Fail, it demonstrates the balance wheel rather well.
  • With your right hand, turn the balance wheel, or handwheel, one complete turn. Steps on the Proper Threading of Sewing Machines
  • However, the balance wheel metaphor has another, perhaps unintended meaning.
  • Here he still positions his hammer on the right as in a balance wheel clock in order to allow separate winding of each train.
  • More minor things also contribute, like pitted headsets, untrue wheels, wobbly tires and out-of-balance wheels.
  • For a balance wheel clock, there are no particular adjustments that you can make to keep it running.
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