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edison Explained

edison at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Edison at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Thomas Alva (1847-1931) a US inventor who made over 1300 electrical inventions, including the microphone, the record player, and equipment for the cinema. He is most famous for inventing the light bulb (=a glass container with a thin wire inside, which produces light by using electricity).//

edison at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:


1. (Named after the American inventor Thomas Edison

A simplified Pascal by Per Brinch Hansen with {modules} and
{concurrency} (cobegin/coend).

["Edison - A Multiprocessor Language", P. Brinch Hansen, CS
Dept, USC, Sep 1980].

["Programming a Personal Computer", Brinch Hansen, P-H 1977].

2. A language which adds an {OPS5}-like {rete}-based
{production system} system to {C}. It is implemented as a {C}

["Edison, A Unix and C Friendly Rete Based Production System",
B. Thirion, SIGPLAN Notices 27(1):75-84 (Jan 1992)].


Edison at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph
and incandescent electric light and the microphone and
the Kinetoscope (1847-1931) [syn: {Thomas Edison}, {Thomas
Alva Edison}]

Edison at English (WD) Of Explained:


Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • An English patronymic or metronymic surname derived from Adam and Edith.
    1. Category: w - :Thomas Edison|Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.


      Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: U » S an electric utility

    Alternate forms

    * edison , ed , Ed

    See also

    * Hydro


    * diones, does in, inodes, noised, no side, on side, onside

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