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Guglielmo Marconi
photographed c. 1903


 (mär-kō′nē), Guglielmo 1874-1937.
Italian engineer and inventor who in 1901 transmitted long-wave radio signals across the Atlantic Ocean. He shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in physics.
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(Biography) Guglielmo (ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo). 1874–1937, Italian physicist, who developed radiotelegraphy and succeeded in transmitting signals across the Atlantic (1901): Nobel prize for physics 1909
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(mɑrˈkoʊ ni)

Guglielmo, 1874–1937, Italian physicist and inventor in the field of wireless telegraphy.
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High above his head, the slender mast, with its Marconi attachment, swang and dived, reached out for the stars, and fell away with a shudder.
More than forty instances of this imitative habit were shown at the trial, and he was severely scored by the judge, who accused him of "deliberately falsifying the facts." His ruling passion of imitation, apparently, was not diminished by the loss of his telephone claims, as he came to public view again in 1903 as a trailer of Marconi.
Cloke, who had heard the news by farm-telegraphy, which is older but swifter than Marconi's.
"Well, to me Marconi, or D'Annunzio, is the star of Italy" said the other.
The air-fleet was keeping station in an enormous crescent, with its horns pointing south-westward, a long array of shining monsters with tails rotating slowly and German ensigns now trailing from their bellies aft of their Marconi pendants.
Amateur radio enthusiasts who are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their group are travelling to the seaside for an annual jaunt to take part in a worldwide event celebrating the birth of radio pioneer Marconi.
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COMTEK has announced its Marconi telecoms equipment repair and support service, which it will run from the company's newly expanded headquarters in Deeside and also at its Belfast location.
Marconi, 91, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2008 in University Commons.
After what the new head of the Pease Development Authority called a thorough investigation, the agency has announced it is taking disciplinary action against Ports Director Geno Marconi.
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