rebanking

noun
re·​banking | \ "+ \

Definition of rebanking

: a malfunction in a watch caused by excessive balance motion that makes the roller jewel strike outside the fork horns and renders the escapement inoperative distinguished from overbanking

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History and Etymology for rebanking

re- + banking, from gerund of bank entry 2

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“Rebanking.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebanking. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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