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Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894) Adolphe Sax , Sax
verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus Alcaic , Alcaic verse
German printer who invented lithography (1771-1834) Alois Senefelder , Aloys Senefelder , Senefelder
French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827) Augustin Jean Fresnel , Fresnel
word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it back-formation
Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382) Bishop Ulfila , Bishop Ulfilas , Bishop Wulfila , Ulfila , Ulfilas , Wulfila
French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662) Blaise Pascal , Pascal
false and invented bogus , fictitious , spurious
French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852) Braille , Louis Braille
United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983) Buckminster Fuller , Fuller , R. Buckminster Fuller , Richard Buckminster Fuller
English clergyman who invented the power loom (1743-1823) Cartwright , Edmund Cartwright
Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959) Charles Thomson Rees Wilson , Wilson
phrase, newly invented coinage , neologism
newly invented word or phrase coinage , neologism , neology
Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827) Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta , Conte Alessandro Volta , Count Alessandro Volta , Volta
English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919) Crookes , Sir William Crookes , William Crookes
instrumentality invented for a particular purpose device
German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913) Diesel , Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel , Rudolf Diesel
United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991) Din Land , Edwin Herbert Land , Land
United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926) Donald Arthur Glaser , Donald Glaser , Glaser
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