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striking train

noun, Horology
1.
the gear train of the striking mechanism of a timepiece.
Compare going train.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • But it was not marching protesters or striking train drivers who shifted the atmosphere so abruptly this week.
  • He was walking along the adjacent track with his back to the striking train.

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