striking train

noun Horology.
the gear train of the striking mechanism of a timepiece.
Compare going train.

1880–85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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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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