guglielmo marconi

Marconi

[mahr-koh-nee; Italian mahr-kaw-nee]
noun
Guglielmo [goo-lyel-maw] , Marchese, 1874–1937, Italian electrical engineer and inventor, especially in the field of wireless telegraphy: Nobel Prize in physics 1909.
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Marconi (mɑːˈkəʊnɪ)
 
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Guglielmo (ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo). 1874--1937, Italian physicist, who developed radiotelegraphy and succeeded in transmitting signals across the Atlantic (1901): Nobel prize for physics 1909

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Marconi   (mär-kō'nē)  Pronunciation Key 
Italian physicist and inventor who was the first to use radio waves to transmit signals in Morse code across the Atlantic Ocean (1901). Soon after his experiment, he developed shortwave radio equipment and helped establish radio as a widely used medium for communications.
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