Definition of Edison, Thomas in English:

Edison, Thomas

proper noun

  • (1847–1931), American inventor; full name Thomas Alva Edison. He took out the first of more than a thousand patents at the age of 21. His inventions include automatic telegraph systems, the carbon microphone for telephones, the phonograph, and the carbon filament lamp.

Pronunciation

Edison, Thomas

/ˈɛdɪs(ə)n/