Translation of hairspring in Spanish:


espiral, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɛːsprɪŋ//ˈhɛrˌsprɪŋ/


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    (de un reloj) espiral feminine
    • The curb pins on the regulator must be adjusted so that the hairspring hits them when it is supposed to.
    • When the spring is released current ceases to flow in the coil allowing the hairspring to return the balance.
    • This oscillation is not exactly a parallel to the balance wheel and hairspring of a clockwork watch, but the fact is that both use oscillations to keep track of passing time.
    • In most cases they used a long extension of the hairspring and pinned it to the base of the balance cock.
    • The two hairsprings are offset at 180 degrees to provide optimal balance, better regulation, easy adjustment, improved stability and greater precision.