Definition of Tompion, Thomas in English:

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Tompion, Thomas

Pronunciation: /ˈtɒmpɪən/
(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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