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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Steinmetz, Charles Proteus 1865-1923. German-born American electrical engineer and inventor known for his theoretical studies of alternating current, which made possible advancements in electrical generators and motors.

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  • n. United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923)

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