Definition of Diesel, Rudolf in English:

Diesel, Rudolf

Line breaks: Ru¦dolf Die¦sel
Pronunciation: /ˈdiːz(ə)l
 
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( 1858–1913), French-born German engineer, inventor of the diesel engine; full name Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel. In 1892 he patented a design for a new, more efficient internal-combustion engine and developed it, exhibiting the prototype in 1897.

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