De Forest

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United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)

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De Forest's The Bloody Chasm (1881), which is noteworthy for its strict, unwavering adherence to the literary formula; in particular, De Forest is careful to follow the usual gendering of these novels, by which the North is typically depicted as male and eventually dominant over the difficult but still lovable female South.
The "Autumn de Forest - The Journey Continues" exhibit will be at Ocean Galleries Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily, with all artwork available for acquisition.
beaucoup moins que]Nous devions aller dans le haut de Forest mais on nous disait tout le temps que la salle communale etait reservee.
Bonnie Tyler performs her song Believe in Me during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest at the Malmo and left, Emmelie de Forest of Denmark performs her winning song Only Teardrops
ALSO-RAN: Bonnie Tyler sings at the grand final but the UK couldn't compete with winner Emmelie de Forest (below) of Denmark.
June 12, 1999: Star Trek actor De Forest Kelly, famous for playing Dr Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the sci-fi series.
Also on This Day: 1642: Dutch navigator AbelTasman discovered New Zealand; 1878: The first electric street lighting in Britain was erected in London; 1904: The Metropolitan underground railway line in London was electrified; 1923: Dr Lee De Forest demonstrated the first sound-on-film in the USA; 1951: Margaret Roberts married Denis Thatcher; 1967: A military coup in Greece sent King Constantine II into exile.
Folk songwriter Carmaig de Forest will be at the Tiny Tavern, 394 Blair Blvd.
Le Comite des forets examinera le plan annuel de Forest Renewal BC, societe d'Etat etablie pour reinvestir des fonds dans le secteur forestier provincial.
Announcement was made of a successful transatlantic wireless transmission from a 40,000-watt transmitter at Manhattan Beach, New York City, to Lee De Forest at a receiving station in Ireland.
lt;IR> JOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST </IR> precipitated the discussion in 1868 with an essay using the phrase as title, in which he suggested that <IR> UNCLE TOM'S CABIN </IR> might be the best candidate.
La fiction [beaucoup moins que]Two men in town[beaucoup plus grand que] (Deux hommes dans la ville) du realisateur franco-algerien Rachid Bouchareb etait en lice dans la categorie long metrage de fiction, un drame sur base de redemption qui comptait essentiellement sur l'interpretation de Forest Whitaker dans cette competition.
La rencontre decisive avec la compagnie de production de Forest Whitaker, "Significant Productions", intervient en 2011 avant meme la remise de son diplome.
Bonnie Tyler on stage during the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest and (inset) Denmark's winner Emmelie de Forest
In contrast to Dr O'Leary's predictions, bookies have installed the Danish entry Only Teardrops by Emmelie de Forest as 4/6 odds-on favourite to win the show.