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Whitney, Eli Line breaks: Eli Whit|ney
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtni/

Definition of Whitney, Eli in English:

(1765–1825), American inventor. He conceived the idea of mass-producing interchangeable parts which he applied in his fulfilment of a contract (1797) to supply muskets.
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