Definition of Whitney, Eli in English:

Whitney, Eli

Line breaks: Eli Whit|ney
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtni
( 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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