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Balance Wheel

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(1):

A wheel which regulates the beats or pulses of a watch or chronometer, answering to the pendulum of a clock; - often called simply a balance.

(2):

A wheel which imparts regularity to the movements of any engine or machine; a fly wheel.

(3):

A ratchet-shaped scape wheel, which in some watches is acted upon by the axis of the balance wheel proper (in those watches called a balance).


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Balance Wheel'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/b/balance-wheel.html. 1828.

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