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MEASURE OF TIME
Clock with a pendulum that is operated by weights and housed in a tall (usually over 2 m high) straight body, which stands upright on the floor.
Graduated face over which the hands move to indicate the time.
Metal needle that points at the 24 hours of a day on the dial.
Usually wooden box that houses and protects the clock’s mechanism.
Set of decorative moldings that surmount the clock.
Metal needle that points at the 60 minutes of an hour on the dial.
Base that supports the clock and makes it stable.
Series of interlaced rings to which weights are attached.
Unit whose regular swinging motion controls the workings of the clock’s mechanism.
Heavy body that hangs from the main wheel; its descent provides the necessary energy for the clock’s mechanism.
Face divided into 29 1/2 days that is represented by a moon whose movement indicates the phases of the Moon: first quarter, full moon, last quarter, new moon.
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