"scape-wheel" Definition

  1. n. The wheel in an escapement (as of a clock or a watch) into the teeth of which the pallets play.

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Position in dictionary: 87091 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "scape-wheel": 1
Words that end with "scape-wheel": 1
Words that contain "scape-wheel": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of scape-wheel

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