Sentence Examples with the word james watt

It was here that, on his invitation, James Watt constructed a model of his steam-engine, which was tested in a now disused colliery.

There he continued his literary and scientific labours, enjoying congenial intercourse with such men as Matthew Boulton, James Keir, James Watt and Erasmus Darwin at the periodical dinners of the Lunar Society.

This value was adopted by James Watt as the result of experiments with strong dray-horses, but, as he was aware, it is in excess of what can be done by an average horse over a full day's work.