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Tompion, Thomas

Syllabification: Tom·pi·on, Thomas
Pronunciation: /ˈtämpēən
 
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Definition of Tompion, Thomas in English:

( Circa 1639–1713), English clock- and watchmaker. He made one of the first balance-spring watches and made two large pendulum clocks for the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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