Definition of Whittle, Sir Frank in English:

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Whittle, Sir Frank

Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)witl/
(1907–96), English aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and inventor of the jet aircraft engine. He took out the first patent for a turbojet engine in 1930. The first flight using Whittle’s jet engine was made in 1941.

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Syllabification: Whit·tle, Sir Frank

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