Definition of Zworykin, Vladimir in English:

Zworykin, Vladimir

proper noun

  • (1889–1982), US physicist and television pioneer, born in Russia; full name Vladimir Kuzmich Zworykin. He invented a precursor to the television camera, the first to scan an image electronically. This had been developed into the first practical television camera by about 1929.

Pronunciation:

Zworykin, Vladimir

/ˈzwôrikən//ˈzvôr-/