[bents; English benz]
- Karl,1844–1929, German automotive engineer and manufacturer.
- variant of benzo- before a vowel: benzaldehyde.
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Examples from the Web for benz
In this 2009 commercial for the latter, Sheen wrecks his Benz and destroys private property… which everyone finds hilarious!Charlie Sheen's 12 Stupidest Moments
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His motor is a development of the Benz, with ignition improvement.
In 1883 he organized his business as Benz & Co., and produced his first vehicle in 1884.
The Mercedes filled all requirements together with the Benz and the Maybach.A History of Aeronautics
E. Charles Vivian
Driving a Benz automobile of two hundred horse-power, he compassed the mile in 27.33 seconds.Every-day Science: Volume VII. The Conquest of Time and Space
Henry Smith Williams
You remember my earliest automobile experiences were with a Benz, as so many people's have been, and I knew where to go.The Lightning Conductor
C. N. Williamson
- Karl (Friedrich) (karl). 1844–1929, German engineer; designed and built the first car to be driven by an internal-combustion engine (1885)
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