This is a chronological list of particularly important or significant technological inventions. This is a list of Inventors. See also List of scientists, Timeline of invention, List of inventions named after people, List An invention is a new form composition of matter device or Process.
Note: Dates for inventions are often controversial. Inventions are often invented by several inventors around the same time, or may be invented in an impractical form many years before another inventor improves the invention into a practical form. Where there is ambiguity, the date of the first known working version of the invention is used here.
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