Geneva stop

Geneva stop

[jə¦nē·və ′stäp]
(horology)
A device that transmits power only from the middle portion of a watch mainspring to provide an even force.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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