Har|greaves, James
(1720-78) a British inventor who invented machines such as the spinning jenny, which was used for making cotton and wool into thread, and which he used in his factory in Nottingham

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  • Hargreaves — is a surname, and may refer to:* Adam Hargreaves, British author of children s books, son of Roger Hargreaves * Alison Hargreaves, British mountain climber * Andrew Raikes Hargreaves, British politician * Andy Hargreaves * Andy Hargreaves… …   Wikipedia

  • Hargreaves — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alison Hargreaves (1962–1995), britische Bergsteigerin Ian Hargreaves, britischer Journalist und Medienwissenschaftler James Hargreaves (1740–1778), britischer Baumwollweber und Erfinder (Spinning Jenny)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hargreaves — [här′grēvz, här′grāvz] James died 1778; Eng. inventor of the spinning jenny …   English World dictionary

  • Hargreaves — This surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places in Cheshire, Northamptonshire and Suffolk called Hargrave or Hargreave recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Haregrave and Haragraua respectively.… …   Surnames reference

  • Hargreaves — noun English inventor of the spinning jenny (1720 1778) • Syn: ↑James Hargreaves • Instance Hypernyms: ↑inventor, ↑discoverer, ↑artificer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hargreaves — biographical name James died 1778 English inventor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hargreaves — /hahr greevz/, n. James, died 1778, English inventor of spinning machinery. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hargreaves — Har•greaves [[t]ˈhɑr grivz[/t]] n. big James, died 1778, English inventor of spinning machinery …   From formal English to slang

  • Hargreaves — /ˈhagreɪvz/ (say hahgrayvz) noun 1. James, died 1778, English inventor (of the spinning jenny). 2. John, 1946–96 Australian film and television actor …   Australian English dictionary

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