Definition of Arkwright, Sir Richard in English:

Arkwright, Sir Richard

Line breaks: Sir Rich|ard Ark|wright
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːkrʌɪt
 
/
  • (1732–92), English inventor and industrialist. In 1767 he patented a water-powered spinning machine capable of producing yarn strong enough to be used as warp.

More definitions of Arkwright, Sir Richard

Definition of Arkwright, Sir Richard in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space