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tourbillon

(ˌtʊəbɪˈjɔ̃)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device in a mechanical watch which prevents errors due to changes in gravity
2. (Horology) a device in a mechanical watch which prevents errors due to changes in gravity
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LIVERPOOL finished top of Europa League Group B after a dour goalless draw with FC Sion at the Stade Tourbillon.
But few of the Liverpool squad will look back with any fondness on what they produced at the Stade Tourbillon.
Selon son synopsis, l'histoire gravite autour du personnage de Nasri, un jeune journaliste algerien pris dans le tourbillon des evenements qui precedent la guerre civile.
20 mm thick, while a second model stages a fascinating tourbillon and the third variation is equipped - like the original - with a pulsometric scale.
So odds of around 11-8 about the hosts aren't particularly attractive given their indifferent record at the Stade de Tourbillon.
Another unique item at DJWE is the Cabestan watches, particularly the Winch Tourbillon Vertical collection.
The Excalibur Spider Skeleton Flying Tourbillon picks up the signature features of Roger Dubuis's skeleton watches - the star-shaped design, the tourbillon carriage shaped like a Celtic cross and the high-end finishes including a circular-grained plate.
Summary: An objet d'art as mysterious as time itself, the classique Tourbillon QP 3797BR from Breguet effects an intuitive display of the indications without compromising on the timepiece's inherent charm.
Cartier's mysterious double tourbillon makes another landmark addition to its rich repertoire
The Time for Change auction, running from 15 August 2014 to 15 March 2015, will raise money through a silent auction of the Excalibur Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon timepiece - created completely by Roger Dubuis.
Contrairement aux hautes directives royales, l'operation de sauvetage humanitaire s'est transformee en tourbillon de souffrance, le dit promoteur ayant entrepris un recours judiciaire devant le tribunal administratif pour annulation de la convention et reparation des dommages causes suite a l'abstention des autorites responsables (article6 de la convention) de commencer l'operation de demolition des baraques et du transfert des menages, cette derniere justifie sa position soit par la survenance d'un conflit entre locataires motives et proprietaires refusant l'egale repartition des terrains, soit l'apparence sur scene d'une nouvelle categorie de proprietaires qui n'etait pas influee par le recensement.