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o•ver•coil



Pronunciation: (ō'vur-koil"), [key]
n. Horol.
1. a fixed end of a spiral hairspring, consisting of an upwardly and inwardly bent continuation of the outermost coil of the spring: used to offset the asymmetry of the common spiral spring when tight, which impairs isochronism.
2. a hairspring having such a fixed end.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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