balance wheel


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balance wheel

[′bal·əns ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
A wheel which governs or stabilizes the movement of a mechanism.
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The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in DED on Monday directed malls not to allow the use of balance wheels inside malls to ensure a safe and healthy shopping environment in Dubai and protect the right of shopkeepers to conduct business without fear of loss or danger.
With smart balance wheels being banned in Dubai malls, Gulf News readers took to various platforms to express their appreciation for this decision.
For 4 centuries the standard of portable timepieces had been the balance wheel, and then in 1960 Bulova Watch Company developed a vibrating tuning fork, the invention of Swiss engineer Max Hetzel.
In 1795, Abraham Louis Breguet crafted the first tourbillon by mounting the escapement and the balance wheel in a rotation cage.
Meanwhile, the watch collection being showcased at the exhibition are new inventions that have special features such as big balance wheel for accuracy, energy saving models, day and night indicators and new exciting designs.
This type of balance wheel represents the ultimate in innovation.
999 movement features 19 jewels, a 60-hour power reserve and a balance wheel oscillating at 21,600 alternations/hour.
John decided the balance wheel must have been near a magnet.
They have issued a suspension notice for the hoverboards - branded i-cruizer, Smart Balance Wheel and Urban Art - so they can't be sold anywhere.
Aisha, a businesswoman, did not intend to buy a smart balance wheel for her 11-year-old son but gave in due to his insistence.
The smart balance wheel resembles a skateboard or a mini Segway without the handle and is becoming increasingly popular among the younger population in Dubai.
Eastern 'wheeling is mud and slick rocks, and you learn to judge and balance wheel spin, wheel speed and momentum.