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2015-01-03 08:20:33

The Montblanc TimeWalker Urban Speed e-Strap HAMBURG, Germany, Jan.

2014-12-29 23:00:22

Researchmoz announces new market research report on Devices for the wrist ecosystems to its huge database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2014 The report

2014-12-16 23:10:17

Special Olympics organization announces partnership with cause-based apparel brand Flex Watches, for the goal of bringing awareness to the missions of both companies.

2014-12-16 12:27:52

DUBLIN, Dec.

2014-12-11 23:09:43

Watch specialist, Ron Gordon, provides eight authenticating elements to look for when buying a Tag Heuer watch to avoid being sold an imposter.

2014-12-05 23:03:55

Cloud-based timekeeping reduces payroll processing time; makes it easier to administer employee time records from any PC anytime. (PRWEB) December 05, 2014

2014-11-26 23:04:09

LSMWatch.com is offering amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals starting now.

2014-11-25 23:00:46

LSMWatch.com has an amazing collection of unworn PVD/DLC coated Rolex watches and a variety of pre-owned Rolex watches to choose from. Los Angeles, California

2014-11-20 00:21:47

Auctionata Follows Its Inaugural Modern & Contemporary Art Sale with a Stunning Auction of Chrono24: Modern & Vintage Timepieces, Totaling $275,400 NEW YORK, Nov.


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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