Whitney

Definitions of Whitney
  1. noun
    United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
    synonyms: Eli Whitney
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    example of:
    artificer, discoverer, inventor
    someone who is the first to think of or make something
    manufacturer, producer
    someone who manufactures something
  2. noun
    the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
    synonyms: Mount Whitney
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    example of:
    mountain peak
    the summit of a mountain
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