Westinghouse
biographical name George 1846-1914 American inventor

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  • Westinghouse —   [ westɪȖhaʊs], George, amerikanischer Ingenieur und Industrieller, * Central Bridge (N. Y.) 6. 10. 1846, ✝ New York 12. 3. 1914. Westinghouse erfand eine Druckluftbremse für Eisenbahnen, 1872 die erste selbsttätige Bremse und 1887 eine… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Westinghouse — Westinghouse, George …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Westinghouse — [wes′tiŋ hous΄] George 1846 1914; U.S. inventor & manufacturer …   English World dictionary

  • Westinghouse — n. George Westinghouse (1846 1914), American inventor and manufacturer; brand name of electric appliances …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Westinghouse — noun United States inventor and manufacturer (1846 1914) • Syn: ↑George Westinghouse • Instance Hypernyms: ↑inventor, ↑discoverer, ↑artificer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Westinghouse — /wes ting hows /, n. George, 1846 1914, U.S. inventor and manufacturer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Westinghouse — West•ing•house [[t]ˈwɛs tɪŋˌhaʊs[/t]] n. big George, 1846–1914, U.S. inventor and manufacturer …   From formal English to slang

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