HyperDic: peter_cooper

English > 1 sense of the expression Peter Cooper:
NOUNperson Peter Cooper, CooperUnited States industrialist who built the first American locomotive
English > Peter Cooper: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883).
SynonymCooper
Instance ofindustrialistsomeone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
philanthropist, altruistsomeone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being
SpanishPeter Cooper
CatalanPeter Cooper

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