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2011-11-03 03:00:00

If an idea is truly an invention, then it can be patented. This is more important than ever before with impending âœfirst to fileâ patent law, says Mark McKitrick and Kim Sena, authors of a new invention workbook, âœThe Complete Guide to Inexpensive Ideaingâ. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Websterâs Dictionary defines âœinventionâ as...

2009-11-05 10:03:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks two significant milestones in the history of Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services. First, Graybar celebrates the 140th anniversary of the company's original founding as Gray & Barton in 1869 by inventor Elisha Gray and entrepreneur Enos Barton. Also, this year is the 80th anniversary of the date when Graybar's employees purchased their company...


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2010-10-28 18:58:23

The telautograph transmists electrical impulses recorded by potentiometers at the sending station to servomechanismas attached to a pen at the receiving station. This machine is the precursor to the modern fax machine. It is the first device to transmit drawings to a stationary sheet of paper. Elisha Gray invented and patented the telautograph in 1888. It was publicly exhibited in 1893. The telautograph became popular for sending signatures over long distances and was often used by banks...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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