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clockworknoun [U]

uk   /ˈklɒk.wɜːk/  us   /ˈklɑːk.wɝːk/
a system of springs and wheels that you wind (= turn) with a key or handle to make some clocks, toys, and other devices operate: a clockwork train/mouse
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