Riefler clock

noun

Rief·​ler clock
ˈrēflə(r)-
: a high-precision standard clock having a pin escapement and a partially free mercurial pendulum

Word History

Etymology

after Siegmund Riefler †1912 German engineer

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“Riefler clock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Riefler%20clock. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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