Riefler clock

noun
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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