horologist


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  • noun

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someone who makes or repairs watches

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Somewhere in the city of Florence, family man and horologist Giovanni Panerai was listening intently.
Horologist Michael - who runs the House of Automata store in Kinloss, Moray, with wife Maria - was aware of the tale, which is based on Brian Selznik's book The Invention Of Hugo Cabret.
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Denison, a lawyer and amateur horologist, was one of few people who believed Astronomer Royal George Airy's stipulation that the mechanism be accurate to within one second in order to be acceptable.
The horologist, John Harrison (1693-1776), did indeed develop the bi-metal balance spring and although he received several payments for his efforts, he did not win the official pounds 20,000 prize.
Beckett is descended from the first Lord Grimthorpe, a remarkable Victorian who was a QC, architect and amateur horologist.
Horologist Mark Crangle repairs the clock mechanism in the bell tower; and, right, project manager Michael McDermott at the back of one of the clock faces
Horologist Matthew Read and his team carefully dismantled, photographed and documented more than 1,000 pieces which make up the life-size musical automaton, before starting the process in reverse.
John M'Cabe, the Baltimore horologist, made electrical machines, as the clockmaker William Clagett, of Boston, provided electrical devices and demonstrations fundamental to his trade (Delbourgo, p.
With Britain's wresting of Guyana from Holland in the late eighteenth century came what appears to be the nation's earliest public clock, a single-dialed version obtained from the eminent London horologist, Paul Phillipe Barraud.
Kay spent much of his senior year building the clock, which instructor Robert Hazard said would impress any horologist, a craftsman who specializes in clocks.
Commissioined on a diplomatic visit to England in 1770, Benjamin Franklin's curiousity in horology piqued as he described his idea of 'the most original clock' to English horologist, James Ferguson.
Official horologist David Mitchell, 72, turned eight landmark public clocks to midnight as he finished his last day winding up the manual workings.
The city centre attraction has received a collection of items from the family of Exhall horologist Ron Kimberley who died in April, aged 88.
Dr George Daniels was a world-renown horologist and the most important watchmaker of the 20th century.