Marconi

[ mahr-koh-nee; Italian mahr-kaw-nee ]
/ mɑrˈkoʊ ni; Italian mɑrˈkɔ ni /

noun

Gu·gliel·mo [goo-lyel-maw] /guˈlyɛl mɔ/, Marchese,1874–1937, Italian electrical engineer and inventor, especially in the field of wireless telegraphy: Nobel Prize in physics 1909.

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British Dictionary definitions for marconi

Marconi
/ (mɑːˈkəʊnɪ) /

noun

Guglielmo (ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo). 1874–1937, Italian physicist, who developed radiotelegraphy and succeeded in transmitting signals across the Atlantic (1901): Nobel prize for physics 1909
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Scientific definitions for marconi

Marconi
[ mär-kōnē ]
Guglielmo 1874-1937

Italian physicist and inventor who was the first to use radio waves to transmit signals in Morse code across the Atlantic Ocean (1901). Soon after his experiment, he developed shortwave radio equipment and helped establish radio as a widely used medium for communications.
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