- In watchmaking, an object of circular shape with contrate teeth, which meshes aided by the winding pinion along with the ratchet-wheel on the barrel-arbor familiar with wind-up the view, correspondingly, to create enough time.
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- A wheel having cogs or teeth set at correct sides featuring its airplane, because, in a few watches, the wheel that's next the crown and pushes the balance. It is also known as a contrate wheel or face-wheel.
- A wheel with cogs or teeth set at correct angles to its airplane; -- called also a contrate wheel or face wheel.
Variant for "crown wheel"
- contrate wheel
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