[ smeet-n ]
/ ˈsmit n /
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John, 1724–92, English engineer.
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How to use Smeaton in a sentence
Smeaton used wood on his pistons, and Watt tried wood as a material for steam-cylinder linings.
This plan, as has been seen, was adopted by Smeaton, in constructing Newcomen engines a century ago.
Smeaton raised the pressure somewhat and increased the duty considerably.
In 1766 the famous John Smeaton was called upon to put up two lighthouses, one 90 feet and the other 50 feet high.Yorkshire Painted And Described|Gordon Home
With these views we propose to connect the name of Smeaton with the interesting subject of Lighthouses.Smeaton and Lighthouses|John Smeaton