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 (wĕs′tĭng-hous′), George 1846-1914.
American engineer and manufacturer who invented the railroad air brake (1869) and developed a practical method for transmitting electric power. He founded the Westinghouse Electric Company in 1886.


(ˈwɛs tɪŋˌhaʊs)

George, 1846–1914, U.S. inventor and manufacturer.
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