Definition of Newcomen, Thomas in English:

Newcomen, Thomas

Syllabification: New·com·en, Thomas
Pronunciation: /n(y)o͞oˈkəmən
 
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  • (1663–1729), English engineer; developer of the first practical steam engine—an engine that operated a pump for the removal of water from mines—in 1712.

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