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Sper·ry

 (spĕr′ē), Elmer Ambrose 1860-1930.
American engineer and inventor of numerous electrical devices, including the gyrocompass, a nonmagnetic navigational aid (1910).

Sperry

, Roger Wolcott 1913-1994.
American neurobiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies of the organization of the brain, especially the specialized functions of the left brain and right brain.

Sper•ry

(ˈspɛr i)

n.
1. Elmer Ambrose, 1860–1930, U.S. inventor.
2. Roger Wolcott, 1913–94, U.S. neurobiologist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1981.
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