remontoir

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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Adding to the theme of exact timekeeping, Lange has fitted the watch with a combination jumping seconds mechanism (meaning the seconds hand appears to tick instead of sweep) and something called a "remontoir," which maintains the watch's accuracy throughout its entire power cycle instead of getting less accurate as power winds down.
remontoir et mise a l'heure, remontoir automatique, quantieme, chronographe) ou de composants specifiques (ex.
Journe, "Invenit et Fecit", Tourbillon Souverain a Remontoir d'Egalite avec Seconde Morte, No.
A Remontoir patent, big roman numerals, and a tiny winder, with a second hand, too.
Journe, "Invenit et Fecit," Tourbillon Souverain a Remontoir d'Egalite avec Seconde Morte, No.
Journe, "Invenit et Fecit", "Remontoir d'Egalite - Tourbillon Souverain," No.