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 (stīn′mĕts′, shtīn′-), Charles Proteus 1865-1923.
German-born American electrical engineer and inventor known for his theoretical studies of alternating current, which made possible advancements in electrical generators and motors.
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(ˈstaɪn mɛts)

Charles Proteus, 1865–1923, U.S. electrical engineer, born in Germany.
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