American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A community of central New Jersey northeast of New Brunswick. It is mainly residential. Population: 99,500.
- Edison, Thomas Alva 1847-1931. American inventor who patented more than a thousand inventions, among them the microphone (1877), the phonograph (1878), and an incandescent lamp (1879). In New York City he installed the world's first central electric power plant (1881-1882).
- n. An English patronymic or metronymic surname derived from Adam and Edith.
- n. Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.
- n. US an electric utility
- n. United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)
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“Steve Jobs has been called the Edison of our times and a technology and marketing genius.”
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“In this last bureaucrat-speak idea he is aping the social science wisdom of Terry Moe and John Chubb (Chubb runs that wondrous for-profit outfit called Edison Learning).”
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