Share this entry

Share this page

Bell, Alexander Graham

Syllabification: Bell, Alexander Graham

Definition of Bell, Alexander Graham in English:

( 1847–1922), US scientist, born in Scotland. 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.

Definition of Bell, Alexander Graham in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: ˌprēˈpōtnt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence