UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkrɒmptən/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kromptən)

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Cromp•ton  (kromptən),USA pronunciation n. 
  • BiographicalSamuel, 1753–1827, English inventor of the spinning mule.

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    Crompton /ˈkrɒmptən/ n
    1. Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn. 1890–1969, British children's author, best known for her Just William stories
    2. Samuel. 1753–1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)
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