SYMPATHY OF CLOCKS
\sˈɪmpəθi ɒv klˈɒks], \sˈɪmpəθi ɒv klˈɒks], \s_ˈɪ_m_p_ə_θ_i_ ɒ_v k_l_ˈɒ_k_s]\
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When two clocks are placed near each other, and rest in some degree on the same support, they will sometimes keep time together for several days without varying a second, though they might have differed considerably if otherwise situated ; the fact that the vibrations of the pendulums control each other is the sympathy of the clocks.
By Henry Percy Smith