Definition of Lantern pinion
1. Noun. A small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks.
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Literary usage of Lantern pinion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But inasmuch as the pins of a lantern pinion must have some thickness, ... lantern pinion. Next suppose the generating circle tobe half the size of the ..."
2. Treatise on Clock and Watch Making: Theoretical and Practical by Thomas Reid (1832)
"The wheel HH is fixed on the arbor of the lantern pinion e; thus the motion communicated by the weight of the wheel GG is transmitted to the pinion e, ..."
3. Lathe Design, Construction and Operation, with Practical Examples of the by Charles Oscar Eugene Perrigo (1919)
"This lantern pinion was made of two heads fitted upon the shaft and having pins running through the heads in a line parallel with the axis of the shaft, ..."
4. The Clock Jobber's Handybook: A Practical Manual on Cleaning, Repairing by Paul Nooncree Hasluck (1889)
"The wheel H is fixed on the arbor of the lantern-pinion e ; thus the motion communicated by the ... The last-named wheel pitches into the lantern-pinion g, ..."
5. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1801)
"It receives the pivot of the upright arbor, which carries the lantern pinion and kneaders. ... The lantern pinion, in diameter 5! palms, and height i^. 14. ..."