Arloġġ rieqed

Espressjoni: Arloġġ wieqaf, mhux jaħdem

English:Expression: literally translates as ‘sleeping clock’ refers to a clock which stopped or not working

Arloġġ tal-kukù

cuckoo clock:  typically a pendulum-regulated clock that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo’s call and has an automated cuckoo bird that moves with each note. Some move their wings and open/close their beaks while leaning forward, whereas in others, only the bird’s body leans forward. The mechanism to produce the cuckoo call has been in use since the middle of the 18th century and has remained almost without variation until the present.

Kolja (2)

Barrel arbor: Supports the barrel and its spring of a watch. It comprises a cylinder, known as the core, and a hook to which the inner end of the mainspring is attached. The upper pivot is cut into a square for the ratchet-wheel. The arbor moves in holes, one in the plate and the other in the barrel bridge.


Chronophere: an instrument for transmitting time signals electronically.

Plural: kronoferi



chronograph: a specific type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch. A basic chronograph has an independent sweep second hand; it can be started, stopped, and returned to zero by successive pressure on the stem. More complex chronographs use additional complications and can have multiple independent hands to measure seconds, minutes, hours and even tenths of a second. In addition, many modern chronographs use moveable bezels as tachymeters for rapid calculations of speed or distance. Louis Moinet invented the chronograph in 1816 for use in tracking astronomical objects.[Chronographs were also used heavily in artillery fire in the mid to late 1800s. More modern uses of chronographs involve piloting airplanes, car racing, diving and submarine maneuvering.

Plural: kronografi


chronometer: (from Ancient Greek χρονόμετρον) is a specific type of mechanical timepiece tested and certified to meet certain precision standards.

Source: Italian

Plural: Kronometri


Chronoscope: an instrument for the precise measurement of small time intervals (as by means of a falling rod, released pendulum, or an electronic device)

Source: Italian

Plural: kronoskopji