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Tupolev

(Russian tuˈpəljif)
n
(Biography) Andrei Nikolaievich (unˈdrjeɪ njɪkəˈlɑjɪvjɪtʃ). 1888–1972, Soviet aircraft designer, who designed the first supersonic passenger aircraft, the TU-144 (tested 1969). He also designed supersonic bombers and the TU-104, one of the first passenger jet aircraft (1955)
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Tu•po•lev

(tuˈpoʊ ləf, ˈtu pə ləf)

n.
Andrei Nikolayevich, 1888–1972, Russian engineer and aircraft designer.
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