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hairspring

[′her‚spriŋ]
(horology)
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SOUTH KOREA A South Korean protester in Seoul denouncing the annual joint military exercises between South Korea and the US, taking place despite North Korean threats to respond by voiding the armistice that ended the Korean War and launching a nuclear attack on the US NORWAY Royal Marine Captain Chris McGinley takes a picture of the Northern Lights at Porsanger Garrison, during Exercise Hairspring 2013, which focuses on cold weather survival and war training for Royal Marines Commando Reservists in the mountains near Lakselv ALASKA Aliy Zirkle poles on her way into Unalakleet during the famously tough Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, with 221 of the 998 miles from Anchorage to Nome still to cover
You can see the heart of the watch beating," he says, removing a Moser Henry Double Hairspring from his wrist to show me, through the watch's transparent sapphire glass backing.
Especially because of the technical, and our own material for the hairspring," Lange adds.
There is still the idea of motion being measured, but instead of hairsprings and balance wheels, what's being measured is the absorption spectroscopy of cold atoms oscillating in atomic fountains.
Associated Spring is equipped to produce virtually every type of spring from fine hairsprings for electronics and medical instruments to large heavy-duty springs for machinery.