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What are some common terms I need to know about clocks?
What are some common terms I need to know about clocks? Here are some common terms from the Clock Glossary published by Furniture World: Beveled glass - Glass used on the sides and front of a clock case which has its outside edges ground and polished at an angle greater than a right angle - providing a beautiful decorating effect. Bezel- The grooved rim into which the crystal in a watch or clock is set. Cable wind - A clock powered by weights which are suspended from a thin cable/pulley assembly. A crank or "key" inserted on the dial of the clock is used to raise the weights to the fully wound position. Chain wind - A clock powered by weights which are suspended from a linked chain. The free end of the chain is pulled down to raise the weights to the fully wound position.· Chime rods - Solid tuned rods which produce a melody when struck by chime hammers. Escapement - A device which controls the motion of the movement gears Movement - The mechanical parts of a clock which are inserted into a case, including all the parts responsible for keeping time· Pediment - The usually triangular, rounded or split (broken) structure at the very top of a clock case Pendulum - A rod suspended from a fixed point which swings freely to and fro under the action of gravity· Quarter-hour strike - Chimes which strike on the quarter and three-quarter hour as well as the full and half hour. Source: www.sligh.com

 


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