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Savery, Thomas Line breaks: Thomas Sa¦very
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪvəri/

Definition of Savery, Thomas in English:

( Circa 1650–1715), English engineer; known as Captain Savery. He patented an early steam engine that was later developed by Thomas Newcomen.

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