Definition of anchor escapement in English:

anchor escapement

Line breaks: an¦chor es¦cape|ment

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A form of escapement in clocks and watches in which the teeth of the crown wheel or balance wheel act on the pallets by recoil.

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