Definition of clockmaker in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈklɒkmeɪkə


  • A person who makes and repairs clocks and watches.
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    • This variety only appears chaotic if we assume that Roxbury makers functioned as traditional clockmakers.
    • A clockmaker had prepared plans for a timepiece for one of the kings of France.
    • A high-end performance of fine mechanics is executed, which will appeal to the clockmaker in every Swiss.



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  • It would not be surprising if Cannon had moved either from carpentry into clockmaking or clockmaking into carpentry.
  • Here he kept his technological objects and here he practised the arts of turning, surveying, clockmaking and cabinetmaking.
  • A small anvil and riveting hammer are of the types used in clockmaking and were made in Lancashire.

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