Riefler clock

Rief·​ler clock | \ ˈrēflə(r)- \

Definition of Riefler clock

: a high-precision standard clock having a pin escapement and a partially free mercurial pendulum

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History and Etymology for Riefler clock

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 27 Nov. 2020.

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