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  1. escapement

    • IPA[əˈskāpm(ə)nt]

    美式

    • 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

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    • 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 mechanism in a typewriter that shifts the carriage a small fixed amount to the left after a key is pressed and released.
    • the part of the mechanism in a piano that enables the hammer to fall back as soon as it has struck the string.
    • n.
      a mechanism in a watch connecting the escape wheel and the balance wheel with two levers.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a form of escapement in clocks and watches in which the teeth of the crown wheel or balance ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a mechanism in a watch connecting the escape wheel and the balance wheel using two levers.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ɪˈskeɪpm(ə)nt]

    英式

    • n.
      a mechanism in a clock or watch that alternately checks and releases the train by a fixed ... a lever escapement

    Oxford Dictionary