Santos-dumont



Alberto
[ahl-ber-too] /ɑlˈbɛr tʊ/ (Show IPA), 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut in France: designer and builder of dirigibles and airships.
Historical Examples

The period opens with the intrepid Santos-Dumont and his flights and falls over Paris.
The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various

But Santos-Dumont was able to surmount this and many other difficulties of construction.
Boys’ Second Book of Inventions Ray Stannard Baker

Nevertheless, Santos-Dumont, with his sleeves rolled up, fixed himself in his basket.
Boys’ Second Book of Inventions Ray Stannard Baker

He would have flown, but all the skill of Santos-Dumont could not have separated him from his bench.
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry

Nevertheless Santos-Dumont has to his credit two very notable achievements.
Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.

They’d have to send Santos-Dumont after you to bring you down again.
Twelve Stories and a Dream H. G. Wells

Two years had elapsed since Santos-Dumont, turning from dirigibles to ‘planes, had made a flight of 238 yards.
Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.

Santos-Dumont, death staring him in the face, chose the roofs.
Stories of Inventors Russell Doubleday

Santos-Dumont offered his fleet to France to be used against any nation except those of the two Americas.
Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.

The greater part of this money was given by Santos-Dumont to charities.
A History of Aeronautics E. Charles Vivian

noun
Alberto (albɛrto). 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut, living in France. He constructed dirigibles and aircraft, including a monoplane (1909)

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