compensation pendulum

noun

Definition of compensation pendulum

: a clock pendulum so constructed as to remain of the same pendulum length by automatic compensation for the effect of changes of temperature

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“Compensation pendulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compensation%20pendulum. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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