Definition of David rittenhouse

1. Noun. United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796).

Exact synonyms: Rittenhouse
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of David Rittenhouse

David Hartley
David Herbert Lawrence
David Hilbert
David Hubel
David Hume
David John Moore Cornwell
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith
David Livingstone
David Low
David Mamet
David O. Selznick
David Oliver Selznick
David Ricardo
David Riesman
David Riesman Jr.
David Rittenhouse
David Roland Smith
David Sarnoff
David Siqueiros
David Smith
Davidge
Davidian
Davidic
Davidoff's cells
Davids
Davidson
Davidson's penstemon
Davidson syringe
Davie
Daviel's operation

Literary usage of David rittenhouse

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1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"TO david rittenhouse. NEW YORK, June 12, 1790. DEAR SIR,—I know not what apology to make for the trouble I am about to give you. ..."

2. The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americansby James Barton Longacre, American Academy of the Fine Arts, James Herring by James Barton Longacre, American Academy of the Fine Arts, James Herring (1835)
"david rittenhouse, LL. D., FRS THE life of a philosopher affords less scope for the pen of a biographer, than the career of a warrior or statesman. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"TO david rittenhouse. MONTICELLO IN ALBEMARLE, VA., July 19, 1778. DEAR SIR,—I sincerely congratulate you on the recovery of Philadelphia, and wish it may ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson memorial association of the United States (1905)
"TO david rittenhouse. NEW YORK, June 12, 1790. DEAR SIR,—I know not what apology to make for the trouble I am about to give you. ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"On the same day, david rittenhouse exe- wrongfully acquired, the disclosure of that cuted a bond of indemnity to George Ross, in fact would have presented a ..."

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