coinvent

play
verb co·in·vent \ ˌkō-in-ˈvent \
variants: or co-invent
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of coinvent

coinvented or co-invented; coinventing or co-inventing
transitive verb
:to invent (something) with one or more other people
  • … tells us much about Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the restlessly creative oceanographer-cinematographer who … coinvented the Aqua-Lung in 1943 …
  • —Robert Higgins
  • … the engineer who co-invented the first popular microprocessor.
  • —Julie Pitta

coinventor

play \ˌkō-in-ˈven-tər\ or co-inventor noun, plural coinventors or co-inventors
    • One of the co-inventors of the original lithium-ion battery himself is taking another tack toward solid-state electrolytes …
    • —Nathan Hurst

First Known Use of coinvent

1863


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