Definition of Diesel, Rudolf in English:

Diesel, Rudolf

proper noun

  • (1858–1913), French-born German engineer, inventor of the diesel engine; full name Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel. In 1892 he patented a design for a new, more efficient internal combustion engine and developed it, exhibiting the prototype in 1897.

Pronunciation

Diesel, Rudolf

/ˈdiːz(ə)l/