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Baird

 (bârd), John Logie 1888-1946.
British inventor who gave the first public demonstration of a working mechanical television (1926) and transmitted the first television signal between London and New York (1927).

Baird

, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887.
American naturalist who studied and collected North American birds, mammals, and reptiles. He served as secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1878 to 1887.

Baird

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(Biography) John Logie (ˈləʊɡɪ). 1888–1946, Scottish engineer: inventor of a 240-line mechanically scanned system of television, replaced in 1935 by a 405-line electrically scanned system
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Old Baird has at last spotted that I'm not quite the common cracksman I would have him think me.
Odd that we should have met him to-night, by the way; it's old Baird who's said to have skinned him.
It was the feeling--half hope, half fear--that Angus Baird might still be on our trail--that some more immediate and less cold-blooded way of dealing with him might result from a sudden encounter between the money-lender and myself.
Angus Baird was lying on his own floor, dead, with his gray hairs glued together by his blood; near him a poker with the black end glistening; in a corner his desk, ransacked, littered.
The private difference between my cousin and me took its rise in a great public event in which we were both concerned-- the storming of Seringapatam, under General Baird, on the 4th of May, 1799.
Marvin Baird, 38, star of The Scheme, was in bed with a woman when officers smashed open the front door of his flat and found the Class A drug under a duvet.
Baird (Rebecca Romijn) will have the most difficult task in the finale installment of "The Librarians" Season 4: to bring back the Librarians together.
Baird has tapped John Taft to serve as its vice chairman and a member of its executive committee.
Baird was in fine form at the heart of the Saints defence as the home side secured a rare clean sheet in a 1-0 win over Dunfermline.
Baird, an employee-owned, international financial services firm, said that it has hired a head of investment banking for China.
The Shaughnessy Group, which includes father-daughter duo Bob Shaughnessy, Senior Vice President, and Lauren Shaughnessy, Financial Advisor, and their colleague Tim Ganahl, Financial Advisor, brings more than 40 years of combined industry experience to Baird.
25 November 2015 - US-based wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm Baird has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based investment manager Chautauqua Capital Management, the firm said.