Kettering

biographical name Ket·ter·ing \ ˈke-tə-riŋ \

Definition of Kettering

Charles Franklin 1876–1958 American electrical engineer and inventor

Kettering

geographical name Ket·ter·ing \ ˈke-tə-riŋ \

Definition of Kettering

city in southwestern Ohio south of Dayton population 56,163

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