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Tupolev

[too-poh-luh f; Russian too-puh-lyif] /tuˈpoʊ ləf; Russian ˈtu pə lyɪf/
noun
1.
Andrei Nikolayevich
[uhn-dryey nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ʌnˈdryeɪ nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1888–1972, Russian engineer and aircraft designer.
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Tupolev

/Russian tuˈpəljif/
noun
1.
Andrei Nikolaievich (unˈdrjeɪ njɪkəˈlɑjɪvjɪtʃ). 1888–1972, Soviet aircraft designer, who designed the first supersonic passenger aircraft, the TU-144 (tested 1969). He also designed supersonic bombers and the TU-104, one of the first passenger jet aircraft (1955)
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