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recoil-escapement

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In horology, an escapement in which after each beat the escape-wheel recoils, or moves backward slightly: opposed to a dead-beat escapement, in which the escape-wheel rests dead, or without motion in the interval between the beats.

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