- Thomas. 1663–1729, English engineer who invented a steam engine, which James Watt later modified
Example Sentences Including 'Newcomen'
Newcomen Builders Ltd., building, 50 Gracefield Avenue, Artane, Dublin 5. 74,225.00 Underdeclaration of VAT, PAYE & Relevant Contracts Tax.
Irish Times (2002)
Now figuring out how steam worked, and how to keep Newcomen 's machine moving, became his daily obsession.
THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
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