Timekeeping Element

Some articles on timekeeping element:

Escapements
... in mechanical watches and clocks that transfers energy to the timekeeping element (the "impulse action") and allows the number of its oscillations to be counted (the "locking action") ... loss and efficiency of transfer to the timekeeping element determines the time a clock will run after it has been wound ... This locking action of the escapement allows each cycle of the timekeeping element to be counted ...

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