striking train

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noun Horology.

the gear train of the striking mechanism of a timepiece.

Nearby words

  1. strikeover,
  2. striker,
  3. striking,
  4. striking circle,
  5. striking price,
  6. strikingly,
  7. strimmer,
  8. strimon,
  9. strindberg,
  10. strindberg, johan august

Compare going train.

Origin of striking train

First recorded in 1880–85

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