- United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
- United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of Black Americans (1908-1960)
- United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912)
- United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948)
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The USS Wright was an American light fleet aircraft carrier of 14500 tons displacement launched in 1945. The USS Wright was powered by Babcock and Wilcox boilers providing a top speed of 33 knots. She carried a complement of 1500 and 48 aircraft. She was armed with four 5 inch guns; forty 40 mm anti-aircraft guns and twenty-five 20 mm anti-aircraft...
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Wright noun [ Middle English wrighte , writhe , Anglo-Saxon wyrtha , from wyrcean to work. √145. See Work .] One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly...
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One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; especially, a worker in wood; now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc. 'He was a well good wright, a carpenter.' (Chaucer) ... Origin: OE. Wrighte, writhe, AS. Wyrtha, fr. Wyrcean to work. See Work. ... Source...
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noun someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
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noun influential United States architect (1869-1959)
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• (n.) One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rīt Definitions: 1. Basil Martin, British bioengineering clinician, 1912-2001. See: Wright respirometer
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US inventors; brothers who pioneered piloted, powered flight. Inspired by Otto Lilienthal's gliding, they perfected their piloted glider in 1902. In 1903 they built a powered machine, a 12-hp 341-kg/750-lb plane, and became the first to make a successful powered flight, near K...
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US architect and designer whose work had a widespread impact on 20thC decorative arts...... more
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[ADL] In software architecture, Wright is an architecture description language developed at Carnegie Mellon University. Wright formalizes a software architecture in terms of concepts such as components, connectors, roles, and ports. The dynamic behavior of different ports of an individual component is described using the Communicating Seque...
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[lunar crater] The outer rim of Wright is somewhat irregular, with an outward bulge along the northeastern side. The rim is sharp-edged, and the inner walls have slumped down to form a shelf along parts of the side. The interior floor is uneven surfaced, particularly in the eastern half. The satellite crater Wright A lies about half a crate...
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Wright is an occupational surname originating in England. The term `Wright` comes from the circa 700 AD Old English word `wryhta` or `wyrhta`, meaning worker or shaper of wood. Later it became any occupational worker (for example, a shipwright is a person who builds ships), and is used as a British family name. Wright is also an anglicized v...
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[English cricketer] Wright (first name and dates unknown) was an English cricketer who was associated with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and made his first-class debut in 1829. ==Bibliography== ...
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