how to pronounce escapement

/ɪsˈkɛɪpmənt/

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escapement is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪskɛɪpmənt

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An example use of escapement in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… grasshopper escapement which is normally …”

meanings of escapement

noun:

  1. The number of fish that escape commercial fishing operations and travel upstream to spawn.
  2. The contrivance in a timepiece (winding wristwatch) which connects the train of wheel work with the pendulum or balance, giving to the latter the impulse by which it is kept in vibration.
  3. A mechanism found in devices such as a typewriter or printer which controls lateral motion of the carriage.
  4. An escape or means of escape.

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