Definition of Ferranti, Sebastian Ziani de in English:

Ferranti, Sebastian Ziani de

Line breaks: Se¦bas|tian Ziani de Fer|ranti
Pronunciation: /fəˈranti
( 1864–1930), English electrical engineer. He was one of the pioneers of electricity generation and distribution in Britain, his chief contribution being the use of high voltages for economical transmission over a distance.

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