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  • Edison An English patronymic or matronymic (or just pamatronymic) surname derived from Adam and Edith. Thomas Edison (1847–1931), American inventor and
    949 bytes (42 words) - 01:33, 25 April 2016
  • poisonously In a poisonous manner. Thomas Edison The x-ray had affected poisonously my assistant, Mr. Dally. 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 12, in
    642 bytes (55 words) - 01:35, 21 January 2016
  • against ums, ers and uhs, which are profuse in the first recording of Thomas Edison ’s voice, in 1888. Mr. Erard, rather ingeniously, traces the prohibition
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  • an article on: edisonade Wikipedia Edison +‎ -ade Coined by John Clute in 1993, after inventor Thomas Edison. edisonade ‎(plural edisonades) (neologism)
    787 bytes (81 words) - 03:03, 23 January 2016
  • From Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, due to the appearance of the light bulb, filament, and light produced, mimicking the appearance of bulbs
    808 bytes (98 words) - 18:30, 17 May 2016
  • Named after Thomas Edison. Edison screw ‎(plural Edison screws) A standard screw thread allowing a light bulb to be screwed into its socket.
    211 bytes (23 words) - 03:17, 24 February 2016
  • Named after Thomas Edison. Edison effect The thermionic effect by which electrons are transferred from a hot cathode into a vacuum, in a vacuum tube.
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  • one-percenter Wikipedia 1-percenter one + percent +‎ -er. After Thomas Edison: "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
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  • calculate 2 plus 2 as 5. 1878, Thomas P. Hughes, quoting Thomas Edison, Edison to Puskas, 13 November 1878, Edison papers, quoted in American Genesis:
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  • is widely known and needs no endorsation from us. 1894, Thomas Edison, Introduction to Edison's Invention of the Kineto-Phonograph (Century Magazine)
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  • hollo (attested 1588). This variant of hallo is often credited to Thomas Edison as a coinage for telephone use, but its appearance in print predates
    29 KB (578 words) - 06:56, 23 May 2016
  • Edison +‎ -ian Edisonian ‎(comparative more Edisonian, superlative most Edisonian) Of or relating to the American inventor Thomas Edison. The Edisonian
    293 bytes (36 words) - 00:46, 24 November 2014
  • After Thomas Edison (1847–1931), American inventor who pioneered applications of electricity. Chosen for the near-rhyme. Edison's medicine ‎(uncountable)
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  • galvanometer. 2007, Martin Woodside, Thomas Alva Edison The eclipse offered the opportunity to test the tasimeter, and Edison promptly headed west for the July
    785 bytes (142 words) - 14:40, 27 April 2016
  • concept (I don't know about the actual device used) was invented by Thomas Edison to scare people away from alternating current. An aficionado or fan
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  • 2013, Linda J. Barth, A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone, ISBN 1626192065, page 155: According to the Hunterdon
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  • it later with a more desirable device — Frank Lewis Dyer & Thomas Commerford Martin, Edison, His Life and Inventions, Chapter 27. machine for making
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  • resuscitator of 'Lazy Susan'". Almost certainly not named in 'honor' of Thomas Jefferson or Edison's daughters named Susan. lazy Susan ‎(plural lazy Susans) A rotating
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  • of the sights of the capital. 1910, Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin, Edison, His Life and Inventions He said that if the operator had taken
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