escapement error

noun Horology.

loss of isochronism in the movement of a pendulum as a result of its relation to the escapement.

Nearby words

  1. escape velocity,
  2. escape wheel,
  3. escaped ventricular contraction,
  4. escapee,
  5. escapement,
  6. escapeway,
  7. escapism,
  8. escapist,
  9. escapologist,
  10. escapology Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019