balloon clock

a bracket clock of the late 18th century, having a round dial on a short case with concave sides resting on bracket feet.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Balloon clock — A balloon clock is a bracket clock with a waisted or balloon shaped case. It was popular in England from the late 18th to the early 19th century.It is believed that balloon clock is derived from French styles that are usually of satinwood or… …   Wikipedia

  • balloon clock — noun A form of bracket clock with a balloon shaped case …   Wiktionary

  • balloon clock — a bracket clock of the late 18th century, having a round dial on a short case with concave sides resting on bracket feet. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clock — For other uses, see Clock (disambiguation). Timepiece redirects here. For the Kenny Rogers album, see Timepiece (album). Platform clock at King s Cross railway station, London …   Wikipedia

  • Clock ident — A clock ident is a form of television ident that employs a clock displaying the current time with the station logo, typically used before news bulletins and closedown. Contents 1 Appearance 2 Usage 2.1 Europe 2.2 Asia …   Wikipedia

  • Beat the Clock — For the Sparks song, see Beat the Clock (Sparks song). Beat the Clock Genre Game show Presented by Bud Collyer (1950–1961) Jack Narz (1969–1972) …   Wikipedia

  • S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 — was an ill fated effort to reach the North Pole in which all three expedition members perished. S. A. Andrée (1854 ndash;97), [Andrée, christened Salomon August, invariably went by his initials as an adult.] the first Swedish balloonist, proposed …   Wikipedia

  • 'Allo 'Allo! (series 2) — This article contains episode summaries for the second series of the British Sitcom series Allo Allo!. The series contains six episodes which first aired between 21 October and 25 November 1985, and a Christmas special which aired on 26 December… …   Wikipedia

  • Tingle — This article is about the video game character. For the Australian tree, see Eucalyptus jacksonii. For the sensation of tingling, see Parasthesia. Tingle Artwork of Tingle in Freshly Picked Tingle s Rosy Rupeeland Series Tingle series The Legend… …   Wikipedia

  • Rangaku — A meeting of Japan, China, and the West, Shiba Kōkan, late 18th century …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.