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Escapement

Es`cape´ment
n.1.The act of escaping; escape.
2.Way of escape; vent.
An escapement for youthful high spirits.
- G. Eliot.
3.The contrivance in a timepiece which connects the train of wheel work with the pendulum or balance, giving to the latter the impulse by which it is kept in vibration; - so called because it allows a tooth to escape from a pallet at each vibration.
Noun1.escapement - mechanical device that regulates movement
escape wheel, mechanical device, timekeeper, timepiece
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Escape pipe
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escape velocity
escape wheel
escaped
escapee
-- Escapement --
Escaper
escapism
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Escarbuncle
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