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General Crossword Questions for “newcomen”

  • Inventor unused to officer and other ranks

Encyclopedia

  • Animation of a schematic Newcomen steam engine. – Steam is shown pink and water is blue. Newcomen's great achievement was his steam engine, probably developed about 1710, combining the ideas of Thomas Savery and Denis Papin. — “Thomas Newcomen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The atmospheric engine invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1712, today referred to as a Newcomen steam engine (or simply Newcomen engine), was the first practical device to harness the power of steam to produce mechanical work.[1] Newcomen engines. — “Newcomen steam engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Newcomen Society is a British learned society formed to foster the study of the history of engineering and technology (although British, it is interested in any aspect of the history of engineering, regardless of the location or time period). — “Newcomen Society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • On Newcomen bridge the very reverend John Conmee S.J. of saint Francis Xavier's church, upper Gardiner street, stepped on to an outward bound tram. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • "Very well, then, we wish to see his rooms," said the lawyer; and when the woman began to declare it was impossible, "I had better tell you who this person is," he added. "This is Inspector Newcomen of Scotland Yard." — “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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