PALLETS

, in Clock and Watch Work, are those pieces or levers which are connected with the pendulum or balance, and receive the immediate impulse of the swing-wheel, or balance-wheel, so as to maintain the vibrations of the pendulum in clocks, and of the balance in watches.—The Pallets in all the ordinary constructions of clocks and watches, are formed on the verge or axis of the pendulum or balance, and are of various lengths and shapes, according to the construction of the piece, or the fancy of the artist.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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PAGAN (Blaise François Comte de)
PALILICUM
PALISADES
PALLADIO (Andrew)
* PALLETS
PALLIFICATION
PALM
PAPPUS
PARABOLA
PARABOLOIDES