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Das Technologie-Lexikon
Erfindungen und Erfinder

English-German Glossary of Inventions and Inventors

A-L | M-Z

This annotated English-German lexicon is related to our Erfinder page. It includes inventions and discoveries from many countries, including German-speaking ones. To learn more about an invention or inventor, click on any invention link below.

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Erfindungen und Erfinder
Inventions and Inventors A-L
English
Invention
Deutsch
Erfindung
Erfinder/Jahr
Inventor/Year
   A
air conditioning die Klimaanlage W.H. Carrier, 1902
Entire building, 1903
airplane das Flugzeug Orville & Wilbur Wright, 1903
airplane, all-metal das Metallflugzeug Junker J1, 1915
   Junker J1: The German Junker was not only the first all-metal aircraft, but also the first to have cantilever wings (Auslegerflügel) that were not supported by the usual wires and struts.
alternating current (AC) der Wechselstrom Charles Proteus Steinmetz, 1902
aspirin das Aspirin® Felix Hoffmann (Bayer AG), 1899
athletic shoe der Sportschuh (adidas) Adolf (Adi) Dassler, 1920
atomic bomb die Atombombe Robert Oppenheimer (Manhattan Project), 1945
atomic clock die Atomuhr 1948
automobile der Kraftwagen Karl Benz, 1885
Gottlieb Daimler, 1885
   B
barometer das Barometer Evangelista Torricelli, 1643
battery die Batterie Alessandro Volta, 1800
bifocal lens bifokale Linsen Benjamin Franklin, 1752
Boeing 747 die Boeing 747 Boeing, 1970
brassiere, bra der Bustenhalter, der BH 1914 (patented)
   C
calculator die Rechenmaschine William Burroughs, 1888
caterpillar tractor der Raupenschlepper Benjamin Holt, 1904
cathode-ray tube, oscilloscope Braunsche Röhre Karl Ferdinand Braun, 1897
Nobelpreis 1909
CAT scan (computer axial tomography) die Computertomografie Godfrey N. Hounsfield, 1967
CD, compact disk die CD, Compact Disk Philips/Sony Corp., 1979
color TV das Farbfernsehen NBC, 1953 (first broadcasts)
computer (Z1-Z4) Z1-Z4-Rechner Konrad Zuse, 1939-45
   D
DDT as insecticide DDT als Insektizid Paul H. Müller, 1939
diesel engine der Dieselmotor Rudolf Diesel, 1893
dynamite das Dynamit Alfred Nobel, 1875
dynamo das Dynamo Michael Farraday/Jos. Henry, 1830
dynamo generator die Dynamomaschine Werner von Siemens, 1866
   E
earth satellite der Erdsatellit Sputnik 1, 1957
electroencephalogram (EEG) das Elektroenzephalogramm Hans Berger, 1929
electromagnetic (Hertzian) waves elektromagnetische Wellen Heinrich R. Hertz, 1888
electron microscope
  scanning electron micro.
das Elektronenmikroskop
das Rasterelektronenmikro.
Ernst Ruska, 1933
Nobelpreis 1986
  Zworkin, 1939
elevator, lift der Personenaufzug Elisha A. Otis, 1857
escalator die Rolltreppe London underground, 1911
   F
facsimile (fax) machine das Telefax, das Faxgerät Arthur Korn, 1902
Edouard Belin, 1913
flourescent lamp die Neonlampe Edmund Germer, 1900
FM radio der UKW-Rundfunk Edwin H. Armstrong, 1933
   G
Geiger counter der Geigerzähler
das Geiger-Müller-Zählrohr
Hans Geiger,
Ernest Rutherford, 1908
Geissler tube die Geissler Röhre Heinrich Geissler
glider das Segelflugzeug Otto Lilienthal, 1896
gramophone das Grammophon Emil Berliner, 1887
guide dogs (for blind) der Blindenhund Potsdam, Germany, 1918-19
gyroscope das Kreiselgerät Leon Foucault, 1852
   H
halogen lamp die Halogenlampe 1960
helicopter der Hubschrauber Sikorsky, 1909
holography die Holografie Dennis Gábor, 1948
hydrogen bomb die Wasserstoffbombe 1952 (first explosion)
   I
internal combustion engine, 4-stroke der Viertakt-Verbrennungsmotor
der Explosionsmotor
Nikolaus August Otto, 1876
   J
jeans, Levi's die Jeans Levi Strauss, 1850
jet engine der Düsenmotor F. Whittle, 1930 (patent)
Whittle/Pabst von Ohain, 1937 (built)
P. von Ohain, 1939 (first jet flight)
   K
kindergarten der Kindergarten Friedrich Fröbel, 1837
   L
laser der Laser Theodore Maiman, 1960
light-emitting diode (LED) die Leuchtdiode (LED) Charles A. Burrus, 1970
lightning rod der Blitzableiter Benjamin Franklin, 1752
lightbulb, incandescent die Glühbirne T.A. Edison/J. Swan, 1879
liquid-fueled rocket die Flüssigkeitsrakete Robt. H. Goddard, 1926
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