Definition of Ericsson, John in English:

Ericsson, John

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛrɪks(ə)n
 
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  • (1803–89), Swedish engineer whose inventions included a steam railway locomotive to rival Stephenson’s Rocket, and the marine screw propeller (1836).

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody