noun. ['ɪˈskeɪpmənt'] mechanical device that regulates movement.
- escape wheel
- mechanical device
Words that Rhyme with Escapement
Example sentences of the word escapement
1. Noun, singular or mass
The escapement mechanism is a pendulum that rocks back and forth with each rotation of the center wheel.
This is a conspicuous sound that will indicate the specific pendulum escapement adjustment needed.