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- n. Plural form of tourbillion.
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HB.H-01, it has created one of the first China-made tourbillions tourbillon — a complex watch mechanism that helps counter the effect of gravity by constantly turning the escapement wheel, responsible for the " ticking " in the clock.
On hands and knees, groping, half-blinded, deafened, he began to crawl; and as he crawled, he shouted the girl's name, but the thundering of the vast tourbillions and eddies that swirled about the rock, white and ravening, drowned his voice.
Nowhere on earth can you completely escape the tourbillions of these forces; yet because of this same pervasive reach, there is now no place on earth that cannot send its shock waves back up the line, roiling the imperial heartland itself.
Their platinum watch's movement is built around four separate tourbillions linked to two independent regulating mechanisms.