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Whitney

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1. Eli. 1765--1825, US inventor of a mechanical cotton gin (1793) and pioneer manufacturer of interchangeable parts
2. William Dwight. 1827--94, US philologist, noted esp for his Sanskrit Grammar (1879)

Whitney

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Mount. a mountain in E California: the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and in continental US (excluding Alaska). Height: 4418 m (14 495 ft.)
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"What I'm going to miss most is 'crazy Whitney'," the Sun quoted him as saying,
Pratt & Whitney on Friday announced that Japan Airlines Co Ltd has selected it for a Fleet Management Program and a part repair agreement to provide maintenance for it's Pratt & Whitney powered aircraft engines and engine parts.
WHITNEY Houston's grieving mother knew that her daughter would die young, she revealed at the superstar singer's funeral yesterday.
Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown stormed out of her funeral yesterday after a bust-up with her family.
This is in accordance with the wishes of the Whitney family who owned the estate and whose ancestors had arrived in the US on the Mayflower in 1621.
Carole Ann Whitney, 54, was found guilty of being involved with the plot to flood the streets of Merseyside with Class A drugs, manufactured and prepared in safe houses.
Global Banking News-June 6, 2011--Hancock Holding Company acquires Whitney Holding Corporation(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Editor's note: Ohio's Al Whitney was also a part of the March 2010 blood-banking feature.
Responding to the nation's need for affordable clean-coal technology, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has celebrated the commissioning of a compact gasification pilot plant in Illinois designed to help lower energy costs, provide a clean alternative fuel source and strengthen U.S.
Bobby Brown was first introduced to cocaine by ex-wife Whitney Houston.
Pratt & Whitney Canada said yesterday it will open a new parts distribution center in Amsterdam to provide "rapid parts deliveries" for its engine customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
(NYSE:T) has completed the installation of a $2.1 million dynamic networking infrastructure for Whitney National Bank, which is a financial services leader in the Gulf Coast with branches from Texas to Florida.