a ringlike band on the dial of a clock that bears the numerals or other symbols of the hours.
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How to use chapter ring in a sentence
Twelve separate functions are performed by the chapter ring assembly alone, and there are 14 openings on the dial.
The dial is decorated with silver scrollwork and spandrels within and around a raised chapter ring.