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Bell, Alexander Graham

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Definition of Bell, Alexander Graham in English:

( 1847–1922), Scottish-born American scientist. He invented a method for transmitting speech electrically and gave the first public demonstration of the telephone in 1876; he founded the Bell Telephone Company the following year.

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