Arkwright,Sir Richard
Ark·wright (ärkʹrīt'), Sir Richard. 1732-1792.
British inventor and manufacturer who patented a machine for spinning cotton thread (1769) and established cotton mills that were among the first to use machinery on a large scale.

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Universalium. 2010.

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