bell, alexander graham
Scottish-born American scientist and inventor whose lifelong interest in the education of deaf people led him to conceive the idea of transmitting speech by electric waves. In 1876 his experiments with a telegraph resulted in his invention of the telephone. He later produced the first successful sound recorder, an early hearing aid, and many other devices.
Erle Stanley [url] /ɜrl/ (Show IPA), 1889–1970, U.S. writer of detective stories. Dame Helen (Louise) 1908–86, British educator and literary critic. Isabella Stewart, 1840–1924, U.S. art collector. John (Champlin, Jr.) [champ-lin] /ˈtʃæmp lɪn/ (Show IPA), 1933–82, U.S. novelist and critic. John W(illiam) 1912–2002, U.S. educator and author: Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1965–68. a […]
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to be in the relation of a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (usually followed by to): He belongs to the Knights of Columbus. to have the proper qualifications, especially social qualifications, to be a member of a group: You don’t belong in this club. to be proper or due; be properly or appropriately placed, situated, etc.: […]
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