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 (bûrd′zī′), Clarence 1886-1956.
American inventor who received over 300 patents, most notably for methods of quick-freezing food.
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Clarence, 1886–1956, U.S. inventor and businessman: developer of food-freezing process.


adj., n., pl. -eyes. adj.
1. seen from above; panoramic: a bird's-eye view of the city.
2. superficial; general: a bird's-eye view of ancient history.
3. having markings resembling birds' eyes: bird's-eye tweed.
4. any of various plants having small, round, bright-colored flowers, as a primrose, Primula farinosa.
a. a pattern in fabric, typically a small diamond with a center dot.
b. a fabric having this pattern.
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1930: Clarence Birdseye marketed the first frozen foods in Massachusetts.
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Military expert Paddy Stevenson wonders why Captain Birdseye has been demoted after some of his stripes go missing on a soft toy given away by the food firm
Montana is the most versatile handheld which uses BirdsEye Satellite Imagery for a lifelike depiction of one's surroundings.
And even Captain Birdseye might head into harbour if one of these bad boys was waiting for him.
NEW Football Association chief Martin Glenn has gone from Captain Birdseye to ruling English football.