Synonyms

1. escapement

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪpmənt'] mechanical device that regulates movement.

Synonyms

  • escape wheel
  • horologe
  • mechanical device
  • timekeeper

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Words that Rhyme with Escapement

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

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.

2. Adjective
This is a conspicuous sound that will indicate the specific pendulum escapement adjustment needed.

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