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First U.S. commercial gasoline engineIn 1872, George B. Brayton of Boston, Mass. (3 Oct 1830 - 17 Dec 1892) received a U.S. patent for a gas-powered engine (No. 125,166). He did pioneering work inventing this first American commercial internal combustion engine, which he manufactured and sold. Its principle of continuous ignition later became the basis for the turbine engine. A pressurized air-fuel mixture from a reservoir was ignited upon entering a water-cooled cylinder. The Brayton engine was tried in watercraft, one of John Holland's submarines and one for a few months installed in a carriage (1872-3). He held British patent Jul 1890, No. 11,062.«
After she woke up, a woman told her husband,
“I just had a dream that you gave me the most beautiful diamond necklace. What do you think it means?”
“You'll know tonight.” he said with a smile.
The woman could hardly think of anything else all day and she couldn't wait for her husband to return home.
That evening, the man finally came home with a small package and gave it to his wife.
Delighted, she opened it excitedly to find a book entitled…
“The Meaning of Dreams”