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Edison,

township (1990 pop. 88,680), Middlesex co., NE N.J., inc. 1870 as Raritan Township, renamed 1954. Edison's varied manufactures include light trucks, chemicals, metal products, electrical and electronic equipment, machinery, and instruments. Raritan Center is the largest industrial park east of the Mississippi. Menlo ParkMenlo Park.
1 Residential city (1990 pop. 28,040), San Mateo co., W Calif.; inc. 1874. Electronic equipment and aerospace products are manufactured in the city. Menlo College and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are there. 2 Uninc.
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, the former site of Thomas A. EdisonEdison, Thomas Alva,
1847–1931, American inventor, b. Milan, Ohio. A genius in the practical application of scientific principles, Edison was one of the greatest and most productive inventors of his time, but his formal schooling was limited to three months in Port Huron,
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's laboratories, now is a residential community in the township.

Edison

Thomas Alva. 1847--1931, US inventor. He patented more than a thousand inventions, including the phonograph, the incandescent electric lamp, the microphone, and the kinetoscope

Edison

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(Named after the American inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931))

A simplified Pascal by Per Brinch Hansen with modules and concurrency (cobegin/coend).

["Edison - A Multiprocessor Language", P. Brinch Hansen, CS Dept, USC, Sep 1980].

["Programming a Personal Computer", Brinch Hansen, P-H 1977].

Edison

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A language which adds an OPS5-like rete-based production system system to C. It is implemented as a C preprocessor.

["Edison, A Unix and C Friendly Rete Based Production System", B. Thirion, SIGPLAN Notices 27(1):75-84 (Jan 1992)].
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By the end of 1879, Edison had developed the first practical incandescent light bulb after a long period of trial and error that gave proof to his much-quoted adage that "genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Many Edison Schools start out with children who perform below proficiency, according to Adam Tucker, Edison's vice president of communications.
Edison officials said they think the water district's consultants underestimated the cost of a takeover, which they say would provide no benefits to customers.
Reading and math scores fell at other San Francisco schools that are comparable to Edison Charter in percentages of black and Hispanic students.
That's why Con Edison began raising DC rates last year, and has another uptick scheduled to go into effect on April 1, and another on April 1, 2000, and yet another planned for April 1, 2001.
For Phase I, that meant participating in an auction to purchase capacity from Con Edison.
To give the CPUC an illustration of transition costs, Edison has made sample calculations showing potential transition costs and the sensitivity of these figures to market price assumptions.
2, the commission suddenly announced - without a breath of public comment or warning - that it was unilaterally approving the same bailout of Edison that the state Senate had refused.
The deregulation process in New York City will formally launch on April 1st, when users will have an opportunity to choose an alternative electricity provider or remain with Con Edison.
CONTACT: Pat Riddle, Corporate Communications of Southern California Edison, 818-302-2255/
Monday, after the California Independent System Operator issued warnings that electrical operating reserves were low, Edison listed eight sets of electricity circuits, serving parts of cities ranging from Anaheim to Lancaster to Ventura and Santa Barbara, most likely to be blacked out.