Kay, John

Kay, John

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  • Kay, John — born July 16, 1704, near Bury, Lancashire, Eng. died 1764?, France British machinist and engineer. In 1733 he received a patent for a New Engine or Machine for Opening and Dressing Wool that incorporated his flying shuttle, an important step… …   Universalium

  • Kay, John — (16 jul. 1704 cerca de Bury, Lancashire, Inglaterra–¿1764?, Francia). Ingeniero y mecánico británico. En 1733 se le otorgó una patente por un nuevo aparato o máquina para esparcir y tejer lana que incorporó su lanzadera volante, un paso… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • KAY, JOHN —    a Scottish caricaturist, born near Dalkeith; began business in Edinburgh first as a barber and then as a print seller; author of sketches of local celebrities, now collected in two volumes, and of much interest and value as a record of the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • John Kay (musicien) — John Kay John Kay 2007 Steppenwolf …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Kay (economist) — John Kay (born 1948, Edinburgh) is a leading British business economist of centrist persuasion. Kay was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh University, and Nuffield College, Oxford. He has been a fellow of St John s College, Oxford since …   Wikipedia

  • John Kay (spinning frame) — John Kay was a clockmaker from Warrington, Lancashire, England. He is known by association with Thomas Highs and later Richard Arkwright for the scandal associated with the invention of the spinning frame in 1767: an important stage in the… …   Wikipedia

  • John A. Kay — was one of the primary architects in the building of the South Carolina State House, in Columbia, South Carolina, in the mid 1800s.Kay was born in England in 1830. In the early 1850s, he married Mary E. Hewitson, the sister of his business… …   Wikipedia

  • John Kay (Erfinder) — John Kay John Kay (* 17. Juni 1704 in Bury, Lancashire; † um 1780) war ein britischer Unternehmer und Erfinder. Seine wichtigste Neuerung war der Schnellschusswebstuhl (1733). Der fliegende Schütze oder Schnellschütze stellt eine der ersten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kay — /kay/, n. 1. Sir, Arthurian Romance. the rude, boastful foster brother and seneschal of Arthur. 2. Ulysses Simpson /simp seuhn/, born 1917, U.S. composer. 3. a female or male given name: from a Greek word meaning rejoice. * * * (as used in… …   Universalium

  • John Kay — A number of people have been called John Kay:*John Kay (flying shuttle) (1704 ndash;1780), English inventor of textile machinery, notably the flying shuttle *John Kay (spinning frame) (17?? ndash;17??), English developer of textile machinery,… …   Wikipedia

  • John Kay (flying shuttle) — Infobox Person name = John Kay image size = 150px caption =John Kay birth name = birth date = June 17, 1704 birth place = Bury, Lancashire, England death date = 1780 death place = death cause = resting place = resting place coordinates =… …   Wikipedia

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