Definition of Trevithick, Richard in English:

Trevithick, Richard

proper noun

  • (1771–1833), English engineer. His chief contribution was in the use of high-pressure steam to drive a double-acting engine. Trevithick built the world's first railway locomotive (1804) and many stationary engines.

Pronunciation

Trevithick, Richard

/trəˈvɪθɪk/