Santos-Dumont

[ san-tuhs-doo-mont, -dyoo-; Portuguese sahn-tooz-doo-mawnt ]

noun
  1. Al·ber·to [ahl-ber-too], /ɑlˈbɛr tʊ/, 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut in France: designer and builder of dirigibles and airships.

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How to use Santos-Dumont in a sentence

  • Santos-Dumont's power of escape from death seems almost uncanny but it was due to his coolness in facing any situation.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • Santos-Dumont placed his last three dirigibles at the disposal of the French military authorities.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • Santos-Dumont was not nearly of so scientific a turn of mind as the two great American pioneers.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • Once he felt his speed to be sufficient, Santos-Dumont gently inclined his wings upward to catch the air current.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • They'd have to send Santos-Dumont after you to bring you down again.

British Dictionary definitions for Santos-Dumont

Santos-Dumont

/ (French sɑ̃todymɔ̃) /


noun
  1. Alberto (albɛrto). 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut, living in France. He constructed dirigibles and aircraft, including a monoplane (1909)

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