Baird



noun
John Logie (ˈləʊɡɪ). 1888–1946, Scottish engineer: inventor of a 240-line mechanically scanned system of television, replaced in 1935 by a 405-line electrically scanned system
Contemporary Examples

“That scene of Serena on the treadmill, that’s what makes her so great: she is hell bent on winning,” baird says.
Venus & Serena Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Nicholas McCarvel May 4, 2013

“There were many times when we felt like this wasn’t going to happen at all,” baird explains.
Venus & Serena Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Nicholas McCarvel May 4, 2013

By then baird had been working on the project for three years.
The Movie ‘Filth’ Is Fun! Nico Hines September 30, 2013

“There are a lot of companies playing safe at the moment,” baird said.
The Movie ‘Filth’ Is Fun! Nico Hines September 30, 2013

Historical Examples

General baird, at the head of six thousand of the Indian army, reached Egypt.
Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846 Various

But it had occurred to baird that a Plumie might not see this point.
The Aliens Murray Leinster

“No new object within half a million miles,” said baird, after a suitable interval.
The Aliens Murray Leinster

He was right; the main forces of the Russians were opposed to Colonel baird.
The Coming Conquest of England August Niemann

baird’s line appeared to run parallel with the road, and mine running to the rear crossed the road.
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty

Mrs. baird was, with her two little girls, in a corner on her knees.
The Coming Conquest of England August Niemann

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