Definition of Daimler
1. Noun. German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900).
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist, Industrialist
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Literary usage of Daimler
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1. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1904)
"daimler struck at the root of the difficulties and constructed his earliest types ... daimler, furthermore, constructed his cylinders with a stroke long in ..."
2. A Text-book on the Gas, Oil, and Air Engines by Bryan Donkin (1896)
"This daimler motor differs from most others because all the organs, even the flywheel, are enclosed in a metal casing, to protect the parts from dust, ..."
3. A Textbook on Gas, Oil, and Air Engines: Or, Internal Combustion Motors by Bryan Donkin (1894)
"daimler. — The daimler petroleum motor differs in some respects from the gas engine of the same name described at p. 178. It has already been successfully ..."
4. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The daimler Benzene Motor.—The use of the daimler benzene motor for mining purposes has made rapid progress in recent years. An account is published of its ..."
5. Textbook of Aero Engines by E H Sherbondy, G. Douglas Wardrop (1920)
"daimler and Fernand Forest Together with Otto and Langen, ... daimler was first to see and take advantage of the possibilities of high crank shaft speeds, ..."
6. The Horseless AgeAutomobiles (1900)
"The com- ¡an daimler .66 Two (one mittee had selected the longer route to ... 36 6-hp daimler 6.6 Three cept for a few charming villa residences here and ..."