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Newcomen, Thomas

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Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːˌkʌmən

Definition of Newcomen, Thomas in English:

( 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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