remontoir

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remontoir or remontoire (ˌrɛmənˈtwɑː)
 
n
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]
 
remontoire or remontoire
 
n
 
[C19: from French: winding mechanism, from remonter to wind; see remount]

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