Definition of Orville wright

1. Noun. United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948).

Exact synonyms: Wright
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor



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Literary usage of Orville wright

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1. Famous Living Americans, with Portraits edited by Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb (1914)
"orville wright BY SAMUEL RAYMOND DUNHAM orville wright was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1871. His father was a poor and respected clergyman with scientific ..."

2. The Aerospace Year Book (1919)
"How WE MADE THE FIRST FLIGHT* BY orville wright THE flights of the 1902 glider had demonstrated the efficiency of our system of maintaining equilibrium, ..."

3. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"WILBUR AND ORVILLE WEIGHT Commencing in 1900, Wilbur and orville wright, two bicycle repairmen of Dayton, Ohio, and the sons of Bishop Wright of that city, ..."

4. A First Course in Physics by Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale (1913)
"GUGLIELMO MARCONI (ITALY) orville wright, DAYTON, OHIO Inventor of commercial wireless Inventor, with his brother Wilbur, of telegraphy the aeroplane ..."

5. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"... Commencing in 1900, Wilbur and orville wright, two bicycle repairmen of Dayton, Ohio, ... orville wright ..."

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