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Can you name the following inventions by women?

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DescriptionInvention/IdeaInventor
Navigational tool used for calculating latitudeAbbas Fimas 150 b.c.
Large bladed tool used to cut logsSarah Jerome c.1635
Power tool with a round, toothed, disk-shaped bladeTabitha Babbit 1811
Optical device used on submarinesSarah Mather 1845
Cutting device consisting of a toothed steel band passing over two wheelsAnne Crepin 1846
Machine that cleans kitchenwareJosephine Cochran 1872
Train that runs on a raised trackMary Walton 1881
Building's external emergency stairsAnna Connelly 1887
Long narrow board used for smoothing out clothesSarah Bonne 1892
Tool that clears an automobile windshield during precipitaionMary Anderson 1903
Turbine-powered motorMargaret Knight 1904
This device warms H2OIda Forbes 1917
Device that deadens the sound of a car engineEl Dorado Jones 1917
Opposite of nuclear fusionLise Meitner c.1934
Emission of wide bandwidth signalsHedy Lamar 1942
White liquid used to cover mistakes on paperBessie Nesmith 1951
Measures a baby's health vitals upon her/his birthVirginia Apgar 1952
Chemical that protects upholstery and carpetPatsy Sherman 1956
Early programming languageGrace Murray Hopper 1959
Flexible steel-like fiberStephanie Kwolek 1966

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