Pinion wire

Related to Pinion wire: lantern pinion
wire fluted longitudinally, for making the pinions of clocks and watches. It is formed by being drawn through holes of the shape required for the leaves or teeth of the pinions.

See also: Pinion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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