Definition of Newcomen, Thomas in English:

Newcomen, Thomas

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Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːˌkʌmən
 
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  • (1663–1729), English engineer, developer of the first practical steam engine. His beam engine to operate a pump for the removal of water from mines was first erected in Worcestershire in 1712.

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