Definition of Curtiss

1. Noun. United States industrialist and aviation pioneer (1878-1930).

Exact synonyms: Glenn Curtiss, Glenn Hammond Curtiss
Generic synonyms: Industrialist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtiss

Curie points
Curie temperature
Curling's ulcer
Currer Bell
Curry–Howard correspondence
Curschmann's disease
Cursorius cursor
Cuscuta gronovii
Cushing's basophilism
Cushing's disease
Cushing's pituitary basophilism
Cushing's suture
Cushing's syndrome
Cushing's syndrome medicamentosus
Cushing effect

Literary usage of Curtiss

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1. The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut by Sarah Johnson Prichard (1896)
"Curtice, Abraham and Elizabeth, I. 363. Curtice, Daniel, I. 361. curtiss, Eli, II. 546; lawyer, III. 791, 794; Curtice, Enoch, owns lands in Poland ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"That was Glenn H. curtiss: halting, in rubber boots, between golf and flying, ... That, also, was Glenn H. curtiss; and I confidently look for a patent on a ..."

3. A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut by Samuel Orcutt (1886)
"Here lyes ye Body of Ephraim curtiss, son of Ephraim curtiss, Esq., ... Here lyes y* Body of Elizabeth curtiss, Daughter of Ephraim curtiss, Esq., ..."

4. The Aerospace Year Book (1919)
"Navy, curtiss and Army Executive Offices at North Elmwood Plant THE curtiss AEROPLANE AND MOTOR CORPORATION GLENN H. curtiss Chairman of the Board of ..."

5. History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian Deed in 1659 by William Cothren (1879)
"Benjamin curtiss, July 28, 1798. William, s. of Wait and Olive curtiss, July 4, ... Comfort, dau. of Samuel and Currence curtiss, aged 11, March 11, 1771. ..."

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