[ oh-ver-bangk ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈbæŋk /
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verb (used without object) Horology.
to have the balance staff oscillate so greatly that the fork of the lever fails to engage, rendering the escapement inoperative.
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How to use overbank in a sentence
In spite of this the model runs very actively and will overbank if wound up very far.The Auburndale Watch Company|Edwin A. Battison