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Glossary of watchmaking

Direct-drive seconds (Trotteuse)

Seconde trotteuse (communément appelée trotteuse) | 秒針/ビョウシン | 直接驱动秒针(Trotteuse)

A hand that moves forward in small jumps, each of which corresponds to One vibration of the balance.

A distinctive feature of a mechanical watch indicating the seconds.