T. newcomen


[noo-kuhm-uhn, nyoo-]
Thomas, 1663–1729, English inventor.
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Newcomen (ˈnjuːˌkʌmən)
Thomas. 1663--1729, English engineer who invented a steam engine, which James Watt later modified and developed

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English inventor who developed an early steam engine (1711) that was was widely used to pump water in coal mines.
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