An American inventor of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Whitney invented the cotton gin, a device for processing raw cotton.
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An F-35 was destroyed on takeoff earlier in the year when a design flaw in its Pratt & Whitney F135 engine sparked a fire.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It felt like that kind of moment, with Whitney trying to smooth things over.
And then watch Whitney when it airs on Lifetime on January 17.
Before Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston was in a rumored relationship with friend Robyn Crawford.
What was your favorite Robyn and Whitney scene from the movie?
Whitney puts it thus: Philology deals with human speech and with all that speech discloses as to the nature and history of man.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
But there is not much recorded of him until twenty years after the death of Eli, who lived to be ninety.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
Where a Professor Whitney may succeed in spite of untoward circumstances, a dozen will probably fail because of circumstances.
"I think you had better come down, Whitney," Mr. Barker said.
The leader of the band—I suppose you have not seen him, Captain Whitney?