George, 1781–1848, English inventor and engineer.
his son, Robert, 1803–59, English engineer.
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How to use Stephenson in a sentence
Stephenson, from the Water Authority, said the agency shoots for a 2 to 3 percent disparity between their forecasts and smaller agencies.
The Water Authority uses an economic modeling tool developed by the Army Corps of Engineers to forecast its water demands, Stephenson said.
“We’re not using the exact same models so we probably won’t have the exact same numbers,” Stephenson said.
As part of that plan, Stephenson said, “I will be here through 2020 to ensure that we hit the objectives we’ve laid out today.”AT&T looks to sell DirecTV as investors question its huge bet on content | Geoffrey Colvin | October 7, 2020 | Fortune
Stephenson stepped down ahead of schedule on July 1, handing the job to a company veteran, John Stankey.AT&T looks to sell DirecTV as investors question its huge bet on content | Geoffrey Colvin | October 7, 2020 | Fortune
However, BMW then owned the brand and an American designer, Frank Stephenson, reconceived it.
And would-be collectors like Henry Stephenson continue to distort the cultural record in their hunt for hidden treasures.
In the early 2000s, after splitting with his wife of 20 years, Stephenson began devoting more time to his interest in art.
Today, Stephenson is cooperating with a federal investigation of the eBay reseller whom he purchased these works from.
Stephenson said he had no knowledge of the extent of the practice and his integrity was “completely intact.”
As a matter of historical fact, the first were put in the ground Nov. 29, 1885, in Stephenson Place.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Stephenson said that he had a hundred pounds in his pocket, of which he gave fifty to Trevithick to enable him to reach England.
Trevithick was friendly with George Stephenson when, in 1805, he nursed little Bobby.
George Stephenson's son made for himself a fortune and a name, his friend earned poverty and neglect.
This is an admission from Stephenson that Trevithick's patent boiler was the best in use up to about 1828.
British Dictionary definitions for Stephenson
George. 1781–1848, British inventor of the first successful steam locomotive (1814); constructed the first railway line to carry passengers, the Stockton and Darlington Railway (opened 1825)
his son, Robert. 1803–59, British engineer, noted for his construction of railway bridges and viaducts, esp the tubular bridge over the Menai Strait
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