Cylinder escapement

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See Escapement.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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technological advances during the 18th century saw the introduction of the cylinder escapement and the spring detent escapement by Arnold and Earnshaw with a bimetallic compensation balance, but the lever escapement developed by Thomas Mudge proved to be the most valuable asset to the watch-making industry of the time.
Carriage clock escapements are typically English lever, sometimes call ratchet tooth escapements or cylinder escapements. The more modern ones have a Swiss Club tooth lever, although these are often fitted to old clocks as well.
He thus became the first person in Le Locle to produce cylinder escapements, duplex escapements, perpetual calendar escapements and equation of time escapements.