an engineer, born in Barnsley, Yorkshire; author of many mechanical inventions, 18 of which were patented, among others the hydraulic press, named after him (1748-1814).

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  • Bramah — Bramah, Joseph, Mechaniker, geb. 13. April 1749 zu Stainborough in der engl. Grafschaft York, gest. 9. Dez. 1814 in London, erfand 1793 die Waterclosets, 1784 ein Kombinationsschloß und 1796 die hydraulische Presse, ferner auch eine Presse zum… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Joseph Bramah — Infobox Scientist name = Joseph Bramah box width = image width =150px caption = Joseph Bramah birth date = 13 April 1748 birth place = Wentworth, Yorkshire death date = 9 December 1814 death place = Pimlico residence = citizenship = nationality …   Wikipedia

  • BRAMAH — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 13.4.1748 Stainborough/UK 9.12.1814 Pimlico, London/UK Joseph Bramah was born in Yorkshire. Prevented by an accident from following his father as a farmer Bramah was apprenticed as a carpenter and… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Joseph — /joh zeuhf, seuhf/, n. 1. Jacob s eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Gen. 30:22 24; 37. 2. the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matt. 1:16 25. 3. (Hinmaton yalaktit), c1840 …   Universalium

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