remontoir

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remontoir

(ˌrɛmənˈtwɑː) or

remontoire

n
(Horology) any of various devices used in watches, clocks, etc, to compensate for errors arising from the changes in the force driving the escapement
[C19: from French: winding mechanism, from remonter to wind; see remount]
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A second machine included a remontoire and was similar to the first and submitted four years later but thethird didn't appear until 1757, as it was far more complicated, including a compensation curb that automatically adjusted two large balance wheels to maintain accuracy.