Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison
United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)
Syn: ↑Edison, ↑Thomas Alva Edison
Instance Hypernyms: ↑inventor, ↑discoverer, ↑artificer

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Thomas Edison [Thomas Edison]
(1847–1931) a famous US ↑inventor. His inventions included a machine for reproducing sound, the electric light ↑bulb and the ‘kinescopic camera’, later used in cinemas. He produced the first talking films in 1912. Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety nine per cent perspiration. Thomas Edison

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