HyperDic: whitney

English > 2 senses of the word Whitney:
NOUNperson Whitney, Eli WhitneyUnited States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
objectWhitney, Mount Whitneythe highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
Whitney > pronunciation
Soundshhwih'tniy; wih'tniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Whitney: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825).
SynonymEli Whitney
Instance ofinventor, discoverer, artificersomeone who is the first to think of or make something
manufacturer, producersomeone who manufactures something
SpanishEli Whitney, Whitney
CatalanEli Whitney, Whitney
English > Whitney: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high).
SynonymMount Whitney
Instance ofmountain peakThe summit of a mountain
Part ofSierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, High SierraA mountain range in eastern California
SpanishMonte Whitney, Whitney
CatalanMont Whitney, Mount Whitney, Whitney

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