Definition of Escapements

1. Noun. (plural of escapement) ¹

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Definition of Escapements

1. escapement [n] - See also: escapement

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escapements

escape rhythm
escape sequence
escape sequences
escape tone
escape tones
escape training
escape valve
escape velocities
escape velocity
escape ventricular contraction
escape wheel
escapements (current term)

Literary usage of Escapements

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1830)
"I found also that the same principles could be applied with great ease to that important practical subject, the escapements of clocks — a subject upon which ..."

2. Principles of Mechanism: A Treatise on the Modification of Motion by Means by Stillman Williams Robinson (1896)
"POWER escapements. Fig. 259 illustrates an escapement of a design ... 259. is no lock such as used in most cases of escapements for clocks and watches. ..."

3. Kinematics of Machines: An Elementary Text-book by Richard John Durley (1911)
"Pressure escapements Containing Fluid Links.—We have classed under the term ... escapements containing fluid links form a class of machines which are of the ..."

4. A Rudimentary Treatise on Clocks and Watches and Bells by Edmund Beckett Grimthorpe (1874)
"Constancy of force is only to be got by an entirely different class of escapements, or by the addition of a train remon- toire, of which I shall speak ..."

5. The Clock Jobber's Handybook: A Practical Manual on Cleaning, Repairing by Paul Nooncree Hasluck (1889)
"escapements used for clocks of various kinds are usually comprised under three ... Recoil escapements, in which the supplementary swing of the pendulum, ..."

6. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"... as it receives but one blow from the wheel, whilst other escapements receive two ; it has also an equal advantage of the same quickness of train, ..."

7. Lessons in Horology by Jules Grossmann, Hermann Grossmann (1905)
"escapements. 70. Several kinds of escapements have been constructed, differing more or less from each other, but whatever they may be their function ..."

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