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 (fo͝ol′tən), Robert 1765-1815.
American engineer and inventor who developed an experimental submarine (1800) and produced the first commercially successful steamboat, the North River, popularly known as the Clermont (1807).


(Biography) Robert. 1765–1815, US engineer: designed the first successful steamboat (1807) and steam warship (1814)


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Robert, 1765–1815, U.S. engineer and inventor: builder of the first profitable steamboat.
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There exist guns, according to Fulton, perfected in England by Philip Coles and Burley, in France by Furcy, and in Italy by Landi, which are furnished with a peculiar system of closing, which can fire under these conditions.
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Do not the constructive fingers of Watt, Fulton, Whittemore, Arkwright, predict the fusible, hard, and temperable texture of metals, the properties of stone, water, and wood?
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