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Definition of tompion
tompionTampion Tam"pi*on, n. [F. tampon, tapon, tape, of Dutch or
German origin. See Tap a pipe or plug, and cf. Tamp,
Tampop, Tompion.] [Written also tampeon, and
1. A wooden stopper, or plug, as for a cannon or other piece
of ordnance, when not in use.
2. (Mus.) A plug for upper end of an organ pipe. TompionTompion Tom"pi*on, n. [See Tampios]
1. A stopper of a cannon or a musket. See Tampion.
2. (Mus.) A plug in a flute or an organ pipe, to modulate the
3. The iron bottom to which grapeshot are fixed.
Meaning of tompion from wikipedia
- Thomas Tompion
, FRS (1639–1713) was an English
who is still regarded
to this day as the "Father of English
(1957–?) was an American Thoroughbred
race horse. Immaculately
was the son of the Hall of Fame horse
Tom Fool. His damsire
- mentor Thomas Tompion
left ****berland in 1688 for London
to work with Tompion
. He later married Tompion
's niece, Elizabeth Tompion
of the hairspring
by Thomas Tompion
, an English
watchmaker, in 1675. Clock
face International System
- Sir Joseph
John "J.J." Thomson William
Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin Thomas Tompion
The Unknown Warrior
(entombed in 1920) Beatrice
- Angle clock
in the Royal Observatory
in Greenwich, England, made by Thomas Tompion
. The dial has been ornately inscribed
with the name J Flamsteed, who was...
- Stührling STUNIII Suunto Swatch Group
TAG Heuer Technos
Seth Thomas Thomas Tompion Tianjin
& Co Timex Group Tissot Titan Industries
- astronomical clocks
to his design
from the clockmaker Thomas Tompion
at the Greenwich
Observatory. The clocks
were paid for by...
- Garden. George Graham
(7 July 1673 – 20 November
1751) a partner
of Thomas Tompion Frank
Hope-Jones (1867-1950) Joseph
- gravitation. There
is an orrery built
by clock makers George Graham
and Thomas Tompion dated
c1710 in the History
Museum, Oxford. Graham
gave the first...
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