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  1. hairspringnoun

    a fine spiral spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a timepiece


  1. hairspringnoun

    A spring, made of a coil of fine wire, that is used to regulate the movement of a balance wheel in a watch.


  1. hairspring

    A hairspring is a very fine coiled spring used in mechanical watches, galvanometers, and some other instruments to control the speed of the mechanism's movement. It is attached to the balance wheel and helps in regulating its oscillations, contributing to more accurate timekeeping.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hairspringnoun

    the slender recoil spring which regulates the motion of the balance in a timepiece

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hairspring in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hairspring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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