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
Büchner funnel and flask
A round, white Botts' dot

G to M[edit]

A British 1865 Gatling gun
Moog synthesiser

N to S[edit]

Sousaphones in Switzerland

T to Z[edit]

Thompson submachine gun
Etherwave Theremin by Robert Moog
Watt steam engine[27]
Wedgwood blue plate

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  26. ^ Oxford English Dictionary Third edition, (2008) online version September 2011, accessed 7 November 2011. An entry for this word was first included in New English Dictionary, 1903.
  27. ^ from 3rd edition Britannica 1797
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