Definition of Wheatstone, Sir Charles in English:

Wheatstone, Sir Charles

proper noun

  • (1802–75), English physicist and inventor. He is best known for his electrical inventions which included an electric clock, the Wheatstone bridge, the rheostat, and with Sir W. F. Cooke, the electric telegraph.

Pronunciation

Wheatstone, Sir Charles

/ˈwiːtstən/