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ˈɛd ə sənEdi·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Edison, Thomas Edison, Thomas Alva Edison(noun)

    United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)

Wiktionary

  1. Edison(Noun)

    an electric utility

  2. Edison(ProperNoun)

    An English patronymic or metronymic surname derived from Adam and Edith.

  3. Edison(ProperNoun)

    Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.

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  1. Edison

    Edison Township is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, Edison had a total population of 99,967, retaining its position as the fifth-most populous municipality in New Jersey. The 2010 population reflected an increase of 2,280 from the 97,687 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 9,007 from the 88,680 counted in the 1990 Census. What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Metuchen on March 20, 1900, and Highland Park on March 15, 1905. The name was officially changed to Edison Township on November 10, 1954, in honor of inventor Thomas Edison, who had his main laboratory in the Menlo Park section of the township. Edison was ranked the 28th most livable small city in the United States by CNN Money Magazine, and the 2nd in New Jersey in 2006 in Money Magazine's "Best Places To Live". In 2008 two years later, Money Magazine changed the town's ranking to 35 out of the top 100 places to live in the United States of America. Edison Township was not on the 2007 list because that year's list included only municipalities with a population of 50,000 or less. In the 2006 survey of America's Safest Cities, the township was ranked 23rd, out of 371 cities included nationwide, in the 13th annual Morgan Quitno survey. In 2009, Edison was ranked as one of "America's 10 Best Places to Grow Up" by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings focused on low crime, strong schools, green spaces, and abundance of recreational activities.

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  1. diones, does in, inodes, noised, no side, on side, onside

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edison in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Edison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Edison in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Leacock:

    What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn't. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.

  2. Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931:

    If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.

  3. Mark McGranaghan:

    The concept is really built off of learnings from Southern California Edison, they have taken so many people through their labs, it's amazing.

  4. Sidney Madwed:

    The finest gift you can give anyone is encoragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.

  5. Robert Madonna:

    When Thomas Edison installed the first light bulb, that must have been magical. Thomas Edison's how smart technology today should be in the home.

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