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Baird, John Logie Syllabification: Baird, John Logie
Pronunciation: /be(ə)rd/

Definition of Baird, John Logie in English:

( 1888–1946), Scottish inventor. He made the first transatlantic transmission and demonstration of color television in 1928 using a mechanical system that was soon superseded by an electronic system.

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