Definition of Brunel, Sir Marc Isambard in English:

Brunel, Sir Marc Isambard

Line breaks: Sir Marc Isam|bard Bru¦nel
Pronunciation: /brʊˈnɛl
 
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  • (1769–1849), French-born English engineer, father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He introduced mass-production machinery to Portsmouth dockyard and designed other machines for woodworking, boot-making, knitting, and printing. He also worked to construct the first tunnel under the Thames (1825–43).

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