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Newcomen

[noo-kuhm-uh n, nyoo-] /nuˈkʌm ən, nyu-/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1663–1729, English inventor.
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Newcomen

/ˈnjuːˌkʌmən/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1663–1729, English engineer who invented a steam engine, which James Watt later modified and developed
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  (n'kə-mən)   
English inventor who developed an early steam engine (1711) that was was widely used to pump water in coal mines.
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