/ ˈdaɪsən /


  1. DysonSir James1947MBritishBUSINESS: businessmanTECHNOLOGY: inventor Sir James. born 1947, British businessman and industrial designer; inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner (1979–93)
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Jeremy Dyson, the director and head writer, said the female-led cast had made the project incredibly appealing.

“It amazed me when I heard some of the things I did from other women about the secretary of state,” Dyson said.

Dyson was tackled by St. Louis linebacker Mike Jones a couple of yards shy of the end zone.

As for the new Mac Pro, you'd be forgiven for confusing with a Dyson garbage compactor.

Freeman Dyson, The New York Review of Books How philosophy lost its bite.

Smiths rare and curious collection of books was began first by Mr. Humphrey Dyson, a publick notary, living in the Poultry.

The same objection, as well as others, lie against Dyson, who has been thought of.

This from Dyson, occupied in writing out two hundred Greek lines (with accents).

Thou wilt spoil her for a city man's wife; and I know not how Abraham Dyson will take it.

Dyson hurried away with the posset, and the two girls stood gazing at each other, a light of welcome and amaze in both their eyes.