Associations to the word «Edison»


EDISON, proper noun. An English patronymic or matronymic (or just pamatronymic) surname derived from Adam and Edith.
EDISON, proper noun. Thomas Edison (1847–1931), American inventor and businessman.
EDISON EFFECT, proper noun. The thermionic effect by which electrons are transferred from a hot cathode into a vacuum, in a vacuum tube.

Dictionary definition

EDISON, noun. United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931).

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery