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De Forest, Lee

Line breaks: Lee De For¦est
Pronunciation: /də ˈfɒrɪst
 
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Definition of De Forest, Lee in English:

( 1873–1961), American physicist and electrical engineer. He designed a triode valve that was crucial to the development of radio communication, television, and computers.

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