pendulum clock

pendulum clock
Christiaan Huygens

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • Pendulum clock — A pendulum clock is a clock that uses a pendulum, a swinging weight, as its timekeeping element. From its invention in 1656 by Christiaan Huygens until the 1930s, the pendulum clock was the world s most accurate timekeeper, accounting for its… …   Wikipedia

  • pendulum clock — švytuoklinis laikrodis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. freependulum clock; pendulum clock vok. Pendeluhr, f rus. маятниковые часы pranc. horloge à pendule, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • pendulum clock — svyruoklinis laikrodis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Laikrodis, kuriame laiko masteliui sudaryti naudojama svyruoklė. atitikmenys: angl. pendulum clock vok. Pendeluhr, f rus. маятниковые часы, m pranc. horloge à… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • pendulum clock — clock that is regulated by a pendulum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pendulum clock — noun a clock regulated by a pendulum • Hypernyms: ↑clock • Hyponyms: ↑grandfather clock, ↑longcase clock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Torsion pendulum clock — A torsion pendulum clock, or torsion clock, is a mechanical clock which keeps time with a mechanism called a torsion pendulum. This is a weighted disk or wheel, often a decorative wheel with 3 or 4 chrome balls on ornate spokes, suspended by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pendulum — This article is about pendulums. For other uses, see Pendulum (disambiguation). Simple gravity pendulum model assumes no friction or air resistance …   Wikipedia

  • clock — clock1 /klok/, n. 1. an instrument for measuring and recording time, esp. by mechanical means, usually with hands or changing numbers to indicate the hour and minute: not designed to be worn or carried about. 2. See time clock. 3. a meter or… …   Universalium

  • Clock — For other uses, see Clock (disambiguation). Timepiece redirects here. For the Kenny Rogers album, see Timepiece (album). Platform clock at King s Cross railway station, London …   Wikipedia

  • pendulum — pendulumlike, adj. /pen jeuh leuhm, pen deuh /, n. 1. a body so suspended from a fixed point as to move to and fro by the action of gravity and acquired momentum. 2. Horol. a swinging lever, weighted at the lower end, for regulating the speed of… …   Universalium

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