clockmaker clockmaker

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches

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  • The Impossible History of Perpetual Motion

    On November 12th, 1717, clockmaker and mechanic Johann Bessler placed a 12-foot diameter, strange-looking wheel into a room. With a tender push, he started the contraption rotating, then confidently turned and strolled outside. Guards promptly secured and locked the door behind him. Nobody would be allowed to enter the room for two weeks, lest the machine be tampered with. Perpetual motion ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

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