Hairspring



[hair-spring] /ˈhɛərˌsprɪŋ/

noun, Horology.
1.
a fine, usually spiral, used for oscillating the balance of a timepiece.
/ˈhɛəˌsprɪŋ/
noun
1.
(horology) a very fine spiral spring in some timepieces, which, in combination with the balance wheel, controls the timekeeping

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