center wheel


noun Horology.

the wheel driving the minute and hour hands of a timepiece.

Nearby words

  1. center of symmetry,
  2. center pin,
  3. center plate,
  4. center punch,
  5. center spread,
  6. center-fire,
  7. center-pivot irrigation,
  8. center-weighted light meter,
  9. centerboard,
  10. centered

Origin of center wheel

First recorded in 1880–85

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