from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Crompton, Samuel 1753-1827. British inventor of the spinning mule (1779).


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  • In the end, Crompton is exquisitely even-handed in her evaluation of different kinds of mothering.

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  • One-time whipping boy Jonathan Crompton is now a man whom UT fans wish were back for another year.

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  • Kiffin shined and buffed up the turd known as Crompton to the highest luster.

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  • "I can have 'Crompton' put hyar now that I am shu '," Jake said, pointing to the vacant space after Eudora.

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  • Amy's name before she was called Crompton, and her name is Amy Eudora, too; but I never heard she had a girl. "

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  • MUMBAI --Crompton Greaves has acquired Sweden-based power electronics and engineering company Emotron Group at an enterprise value of 57.8 million euros $82.3 million.

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  • The company was acquired by India's Crompton Greaves.

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  • At the same time, Tom Crompton at WWF was drafting his report, Common Cause pdf, identifying a shared set of values on which all third sector organisations should be campaigning in order to deepen and widen their connections with the UK public.

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  • Engineering company Crompton Greaves, which isn't part of the Sensex or Nifty, tumbled for the second day in a row, falling 15% on the company's downbeat outlook for the rest of the fiscal year.

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  • "Some of the recent results such as Wipro's and Crompton Greaves's have not been encouraging, and concerns that earnings forecasts might have to be revised downwards further persist," said Prakash Diwan , head of institutional business at Networth Stock Broking.

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