- André (ɑ̃dre). 1853–1931, French industrialist; founder, with his brother Édouard Michelin (1859–1940), of the Michelin Tyre Company (1888): the first to use demountable pneumatic tyres on motor vehicles
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Examples from the Web for michelin
“Michelin will stay until Michelin decides to stop,” states Bertron.
Michelin, according to Bertron and his peers, sends clandestine reviewers roughly twice a year.
His restaurant earned a Michelin star before Villa Magna lured him away.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer
March 19, 2014
However, there should be consequences if Michelin and other companies try to do business with our government and Iran.
The lawmakers singled out Michelin and called their participation in the Iran trip “greatly troubling.”
Ah, Prince, have you heard that Michelin has already sold his picture?
“Michelin has been more fortunate than I have,” he said deliberately.
Princess: He gave out a laugh when old Michelin slipped on the threshold.Three Wonder Plays
Lady I. A. Gregory
No, the Prince preferred the early morning, but Michelin has an appointment he must keep with Vandervelde at noon.
The following year saw Cody winning another Michelin prize for a cross-country competition.The Mastery of the Air
William J. Claxton
Word Origin and History for michelin
type of tires, 1902, from French motor vehicle manufacturers André (1853-1931) and Édouard (1859-1940) Michelin, who first made the tires.
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