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striking train

noun, Horology
the gear train of the striking mechanism of a timepiece.
Compare going train.
Origin of striking train
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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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