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balance wheel

A stabilizing component. It is often found in a clock or watch. If we don't add something to act as a balance wheel, I think this whole structure may collapse. The jeweler told me that my watch needs a new balance wheel.
See also: balance, wheel
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October 12, 2016: A six-year-old Emirati child riding a hoverboard dies after run over by a car while travelling around on a smart balance wheel in Abu Dhabi.
Besides smart balance wheels, a large number of bicycles and scooters of various types also fill these public parks which now host many visitors, mostly families and children.
The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) section in DED directed malls not to allow the use of balance wheels - a handle-less variant - as part of its efforts to ensure a safe and healthy shopping environment in Dubai and protect the right of shopkeepers to conduct business without fear of loss or danger.
A single beat of the balance wheel is the smallest unit of time a watch can measure.
Performance of the contract includes installation and dismantling of balance wheels and tires of the vehicle devices owned by the developer, and vulcanization of the tire if necessary under given technical specification documentation for tenders.
I have purchased two smart balance wheels, and I believe their safety has been slightly misleading ('Poll analysis: Smart balance wheels too dangerous for readers', Gulf News, December 18).
One of Journe's most famous creations, the Chronometre a Resonance uses two balance wheels oscillating in time with each other just 0.
A majority nine out of ten of Gulf News' poll respondents do not own smart balance wheels.
The successful tenderer(s) will be required to: a) supply and fit tyres and valves, b) balance wheels and c) dispose of the removed tyres.
With the upcoming holiday season, we expect many passengers to be carrying gifts for their loved ones, including the popular smart balance wheels.
I would like to raise awareness regarding the growing popularity of smart balance wheels.
With smart balance wheels being banned in Dubai malls, Gulf News readers took to various platforms to express their appreciation for this decision.
Dubai: It's official -- smart balance wheels are now banned in all Dubai malls.