Trevithick









Trevithick


Trevithick [trev-uh-thik] Examples noun

  1. Richard,1771–1833, English engineer.

Examples from the Web for trevithick Historical Examples of trevithick

  • Both Trevithick and Evans invented the high-pressure engine.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • But even when he had the best chances, Trevithick threw them away.

    The Life of George Stephenson and of his Son Robert Stephenson

    Samuel Smiles

  • Among the most prominent of these were Trevithick and Woolf.

    The Life of George Stephenson and of his Son Robert Stephenson

    Samuel Smiles

  • Trevithick’s father acted as purser at several of the mines.

    The Life of George Stephenson and of his Son Robert Stephenson

    Samuel Smiles

  • But Trevithick did not confine himself to the steam pumping-engine.

    Cornish Worthies, Volume 2 (of 2)

    Walter H. Tregellas

  • British Dictionary definitions for trevithick Trevithick noun

    1. Richard . 1771–1833, British engineer, who built the first steam-driven passenger carriage (1801) and the first locomotive to run on smooth wheels on smooth rails (1804)

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