List of inventions named after people

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This is a list of inventions followed by name of the inventor (or whomever else it is named after). For other lists of eponyms (names derived from people) see Lists of etymologies.

The list[edit]

A to F[edit]

Bailey bridge in Libya
A round, white Botts' dot

G to M[edit]

A British 1865 Gatling gun

N to S[edit]

Sousaphones in Switzerland

T to Z[edit]

Thompson submachine gun
Etherwave-Theremin by Robert Moog
Wedgwood blue plate

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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