Definition of Fulton, Robert in English:

Fulton, Robert

proper noun

  • (1765–1815), American pioneer of the steamship. He constructed a steam-propelled ‘diving-boat’ in 1800, which submerged to a depth of 7.6 m (25 ft), and in 1806 he built the first successful paddle steamer, the Clermont.

Pronunciation

Fulton, Robert

/ˈfʊlt(ə)n/