karrusel

noun

kar·​ru·​sel
ˌkarəˈsel
plural -s
: a revolving escapement that is designed to reduce position errors in a watch and is mounted in a carriage similar to that of a tourbillion but differs from it in slower speed of rotation and in having the fourth wheel contained inside the carriage

Word History

Etymology

probably alteration of carrousel

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“Karrusel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karrusel. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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