from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Westinghouse, George 1846-1914. American engineer and manufacturer who received more than 400 patents for his many inventions, including the air brake (1869), an automatic railroad signaling device (1882), and a practical method for transmitting electric power. He founded the Westinghouse Electric Company in 1886.
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- n. United States inventor and manufacturer (1846-1914)
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