Newcomen Thomas

New·co·men

 (no͞o′kə-mən), Thomas 1663-1729.
English inventor who developed an early steam engine (c. 1711) that was widely used to pump water in coal mines.
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New·co·men

(no͞o′kə-mən), Thomas 1663-1729.
English inventor who developed an early steam engine (1711) that was used successfully to pump water.
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