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tompion
Tampion 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 tompion.] 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.
Tompion
Tompion 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 tone. --Knight. 3. The iron bottom to which grapeshot are fixed.

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- Thomas Tompion, FRS (1639–1713) was an English clockmaker, watchmaker and mechanician who is still regarded to this day as the "Father of English Clockmaking"...
- Tompion (1957–?) was an American Thoroughbred race horse. Immaculately bred, Tompion was the son of the Hall of Fame horse Tom Fool. His damsire was Count...
- mentor Thomas Tompion, Graham left ****berland in 1688 for London to work with Tompion. He later married Tompion's niece, Elizabeth Tompion. Graham was partner...
- watches was possible only after the invention of the hairspring by Thomas Tompion, an English watchmaker, in 1675. Clock face International System of Units...
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- 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...
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- astronomical clocks were commissioned to his design from the clockmaker Thomas Tompion and installed 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 Johnson; Liverpool (1795–1827) Thomas...
- gravitation. There is an orrery built by clock makers George Graham and Thomas Tompion dated c1710 in the History of Science Museum, Oxford. Graham gave the first...