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  1. escapement

    • IPA[ɪˈskeɪpm(ə)nt]

    英式

    • n.
      a mechanism in a clock or watch that alternately checks and releases the train by a fixed amount and transmits a periodic impulse from the spring or weight to the balance wheel or pendulum;a mechanism in a typewriter that shifts the carriage a small fixed amount to the left after a key is pressed and released.
    • noun: escapement, plural noun: escapements

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a mechanism in a clock or watch that alternately checks and releases the train by a fixed amount and transmits a periodic impulse from the spring or weight to the balance wheel or pendulum a lever escapement
    • 2. a mechanism in a typewriter that shifts the carriage a small fixed amount to the left after a key is pressed and released.
    • 3. the part of the mechanism in a piano that enables the hammer to fall back as soon as it has struck the string.