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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hairspring  \Hair"spring`\,  n.  (Horology) 
  The  slender  recoil  spring  which  regulates  the  motion  of  the 
  balance  in  a  timepiece. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hairspring 
  n  :  a  fine  spiral  spring  that  regulates  the  movement  of  the 
  balance  wheel  in  a  timepiece 




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