Definition of Cayley, Sir George in English:

Cayley, Sir George

proper noun

  • (1773–1857), English engineer, the father of British aeronautics. He is best known for his understanding of the principles of flight and for building the first manned glider, which was flown in 1853. He was also a founder of the original Polytechnic Institution.

Pronunciation:

Cayley, Sir George

/ˈkeɪli/