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o•ver•bank



Pronunciation: (ō"vur-bangk'), [key]
v.i. Horol.
to have the balance staff oscillate so greatly that the fork of the lever fails to engage, rendering the escapement inoperative.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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