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  • The cotton trade received an astonishing impetus from the inventions of Sir Richard Arkwright (1770), and Samuel Crompton (1780), both of whom were born in the parish.
  • " Not a yard of fancy wool fabric had ever been woven by the power-loom in any country till done by William Crompton at the Middlesex Mills, Lowell, in 1840 " (Samuel Lawrence).
  • CROMPTON, an urban district of Lancashire, England, 21 m.
  • Very convenient and practical forms of potentiometer have been devised by Crompton (fig.
  • - Diagram of the Internal Connexions of a Crompton Potentiometer.

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