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                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G.  INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO
13D-1(B) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO 13D-2(B)

                                  SCHEDULE 13G/A

                    Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                              (Amendment No.  7  )*
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                               EG&G, Inc.
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                                (Name of Issuer)

                                     Common
                                     ------
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    268457108
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                                 (CUSIP Number)

     Check the following box if a fee is being paid with this statement.  (A fee
is not required only if the filing person: (1) has a previous statement on file
reporting beneficial ownership of more than five percent of the class of
securities described in Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less of such class.)
(See Rule 13d-7.)        / /

     *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would
alter the disclosures provided in a prior page.

     The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of
the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see
Notes).



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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO PLC
     No. S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Number

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     England

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,633,750
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,633,750
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,633,750

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%

(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     H.C.


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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO North American Group, Ltd.
     No. S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Number

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     England

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,633,750
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,633,750
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,633,750

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%

(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     H.C.


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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO Group Services, Inc.
     I.R.S.  I.D. No. 58-1995394

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     State of Delaware

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,633,750
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,633,750
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,633,750

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%

(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     H.C.



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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO, Inc.
     I.R.S.  I.D. No. 58-2075867

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     State of Delaware

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,633,750
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,633,750
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,633,750

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%

(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     H.C.


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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO North American Holdings, Inc.
     I.R.S.  I.D. No.  51-0264787

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     State of Delaware

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,633,750
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,633,750
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,633,750

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%
(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     H.C.


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                               CUSIP No. 268457108
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(1)  Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

     INVESCO Capital Management, Inc. (formerly known as INVESCO MIM, Inc.)
     I.R.S.  I.D. No.  58-1707262

(2)  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member             (a)  / /
     of a Group (See Instructions)                     (b)  /X/

(3)  SEC Use Only

(4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization

     State of Delaware

Number of Shares              (5)  Sole Voting Power
Beneficially                       None
Owned by                      (6)  Shared Voting Power
Each Reporting                     5,625,250
Person With                   (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   None
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   5,625,250
(9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
     5,625,250

(10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
     (See Instructions)       / /

(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
     9.8%

(12) Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

     I.A.


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ITEM 1 (A)     NAME OF ISSUER:
               EG&G, Inc.

ITEM 1 (B)     ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES:

               45 William Street
               Wellesley, Massachusetts 02181

ITEM 2 (A)     NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING:

               INVESCO PLC

ITEM 2(B)      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE:

               11 Devonshire Square
               London EC2M 4YR
               England

ITEM 2 (C)     CITIZENSHIP:

               Organized under the laws of England

ITEM 2 (D)     TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES

               Common Stock

ITEM 2 (E)     CUSIP NUMBER:  268457108
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Item 3         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B) OR
               13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

       (a)     / /  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act.
       (b)     / /  Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act.
       (c)     / /  Insurance Company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act.
       (d)     / /  Investment Company registered under Section 8 of the
                    Investment Company Act.
       (e)     / /  Investment Adviser registered under Section 203 of the
                    Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
       (f)     / /  Employee Benefit Plan, Pension Fund which is subject to
                    provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of
                    1974 or Endowment Fund;  see Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
       (g)     /X/  Parent Holding Company in accordance with
                    Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G).
       (h)     / /  Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(H).


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ITEM 4  (a) - (c)   OWNERSHIP:

               The information in items 1 and 5-11 on the cover pages (pp 2-6)
               of this statement on Schedule 13G is hereby incorporated by
               reference.

               The reporting persons expressly declare that the filing of this
               statement on Schedule 13G shall not be construed as an admission
               that they are, for the purposes of Section 13(d) or 13(g) of the
               Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the beneficial owners of any
               securities covered by this statement.

ITEM 5         OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS      / /

               Not Applicable

ITEM 6         OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON.

               The reporting persons hold the securities covered by this report
               on behalf of other persons who have the right to receive or the
               power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds
               from the sale of such securities.  The interest of any such
               persons does not exceed 5% of the class of securities.

ITEM 7         IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARIES WHICH
               ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING
               COMPANY:

                X   INVESCO North American Group, Ltd - holding company in
               ---  accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
                X   INVESCO Group Services, Inc. - holding company in
               ---  accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
                X   INVESCO, Inc. - holding company in accordance with
               ---  Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
                X   INVESCO North American Holdings, Inc. - holding company also
               ---  in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
                X   INVESCO Capital Management, Inc. - investment adviser
               ---  registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act
                    of 1940.
                    INVESCO Funds Group, Inc. - investment adviser registered
               ---  under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
                X   INVESCO Management & Research, Inc. - investment adviser
               ---  registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act
                    of 1940.
                    INVESCO MIM Management Limited -  investment adviser
               ---  organized in England.

               Subsidiaries not indicated with (X) have acquired no shares of
               security being reported on.

ITEM 8         IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF A GROUP.

               Not applicable.

ITEM 9         NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP.

                    Not applicable.


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ITEM 10        CERTIFICATION:

               By signing below, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
               belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the
               ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose
               of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the
               control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
               connection with or as a participant in any transaction having
               such purposes or effect.

                                    SIGNATURE


After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.



                         Date : March 8, 1994


                         /s/ Michael S. Perman
                         ____________________________________________
                         Michael S. Perman,
                         as Company Secretary for each of
                         INVESCO PLC and
                         INVESCO North American Group, Ltd.


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ITEM 10        CERTIFICATION:

               By signing below, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
               belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the
               ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose
               of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the
               control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
               connection with or as a participant in any transaction having
               such purposes or effect.

                                    SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.



                         Date: March 8, 1994



                         /s/ David A. Hartley

                         ____________________________________________
                         David A. Hartley, Secretary
                         INVESCO Group Services, Inc.




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ITEM 10        CERTIFICATION:

               By signing below, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
               belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the
               ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose
               of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the
               control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
               connection with or as a participant in any transaction having
               such purposes or effect.

                                    SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.



                         Date: March 8, 1994



                         /s/ Penelope P. Alexander
                         ____________________________________________
                         Penelope P. Alexander, Secretary
                         INVESCO, Inc.



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ITEM 10        CERTIFICATION:

               By signing below, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
               belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the
               ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose
               of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the
               control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
               connection with or as a participant in any transaction having
               such purposes or effect.

                                    SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.



                         Date: March 8, 1994


                         /s/ Dan J. Hesser

                         ____________________________________________
                         Dan J. Hesser, Secretary
                         INVESCO North American Holdings, Inc.



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ITEM 10        CERTIFICATION:

               By signing below, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
               belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the
               ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose
               of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the
               control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
               connection with or as a participant in any transaction having
               such purposes or effect.

                                    SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.



                         Date: March 8, 1994



                         /s/ Penelope P. Alexander

                         ____________________________________________
                         Penelope P. Alexander, Secretary
                         INVESCO Capital Management, Inc.
                         (formerly known as INVESCO MIM, Inc.)