American electrical engineer and inventor who is known as “the father of radio.” He patented more than 300 inventions, including the triode electron tube, which made it possible to amplify and detect radio waves.
[leedz] /lidz/ noun 1. a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. /liːdz/ noun 1. a city in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire on the River Aire: linked with Liverpool and Goole by canals; a former centre of the clothing industry; two universities (1904, 1992). Pop: 443 247 (2001) 2. a unitary […]
- Leeds castle
noun 1. a castle near Maidstone in Kent: the home of several medieval queens of England
noun, Nautical. 1. See under (def 17). [geyj] /geɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), gauged, gauging. 1. to determine the exact dimensions, capacity, quantity, or force of; measure. 2. to appraise, estimate, or judge. 3. to make conformable to a standard. 4. to mark or measure off; delineate. 5. to prepare or mix (plaster) with a […]
1902, named for J.P. Lee (1831-1904), U.S. designer of bolt action + Enfield (q.v.).