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## What does the small lines on a clock mean?

The large hand on a clock that points to the minutes. … Example: in the clock on the left, the minute hand is just past the “4”, and if you count the little marks from “12” it shows that it is 22 minutes past the hour. (The small hand is **the “hour hand” and it is just past 8**, so it is 22 past 8.)

## What are the small lines in between each number on a clock called?

Learn how a clock is divided.

The numbers marking each sections are the hours. The sections between numbers are divided into 5-minute **segments**. Sometimes, there are tiny lines running along the clock dividing these segments.

## What are minute lines?

**A measure of the speed of the printer**. Abbreviated LPM.

## How many minutes are there between each number on a clock?

On this basis we say:

These 12 parts are further divided into 60 small divisions. So, there are 5 small divisions between any two numbers on the clock face. The minute hand takes **5 minutes** to move from one number to the next number. We have learnt how to read the time correct to 5 minutes.

## What is the most important part of a clock?

**Escapement**. One of the most important parts of a mechanical clock, this device drives the pendulum or weight, thereby converting rotational motion of the gears into oscillating motion of the pendulum. The escapement device is driven by the mainspring or power source.

## How many parts are there in a clock?

We know that the face of the clock is marked with the numbers from 1 to 12, which divide the clock face into **12 equal parts**. These 12 parts are further divided into 60 small divisions. So, there are 5 small divisions between any two numbers on the clock face.