Share this entry

Share this page

Otto, Nikolaus August

Syllabification: Ot·to, Nikolaus August
Pronunciation: /ˈätō, ˈôtō
 
/

Definition of Otto, Nikolaus August in English:

( 1832–91), German engineer, whose name is given to Otto cycle, the four-stroke cycle on which most internal combustion engines work.

Definition of Otto, Nikolaus August in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure