Fulton

[ fool-tn ]

noun
  1. Robert, 1765–1815, U.S. engineer and inventor: builder of the first profitable steamboat.

  2. a city in central New York.

  1. a city in central Missouri.

  2. a male given name.

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Fulton

/ (ˈfʊltən) /


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

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Scientific definitions for Fulton

Fulton

[ fultən ]


  1. American engineer and inventor who developed the first useful submarine and torpedo (1800) and produced the first practical steamboat (1807).

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