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  1. Murrow, Edward R.

    • (1908–65), US journalist; born Egbert Roscoe Murrow. He broadcast from London during the Blitz of World War II, ending each program with “Good night, and good luck.” He later created the radio series Hear It Now (1950–51) and the television series See It Now (1951–58). He was also well known for his television interview series Person to Person (1953–59).
    • (1890–1960), English linguist; full name John Rupert Firth. Firth was noted for his contributions to linguistic semantics and prosodic phonology.
    • (1906–2001), Indian novelist and short-story writer; full name Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Narayan. Many of his novels are set in Malgudi, an imaginary small Indian town. Notable works: Swami and Friends (1935), The Man-Eater of Malgudi (1961), and The Painter of Signs (1977).
    • (1895–1983), US designer and architect; full name Richard Buckminster Fuller. He is best known for his invention of the geodesic dome and also for his ideals of using the world's resources with maximum purpose and least waste.
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      free on rail.
    • abbreviation

      root mean square.
    • (1913–2001), US electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman; full name William Reddington Hewlett. He invented an audio oscillator and with David Packard (1912–96) cofounded the Hewlett–Packard Company in 1939.
    • (1870–1947), Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister 1930–35; full name Richard Bedford Bennett.
    • (1906–2001), Indian novelist and short-story writer; full name Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Narayan. His best-known novels are set in an imaginary small Indian town, and portray its inhabitants in an affectionate yet ironic manner; they include Swami and Friends (1935) and The Man-Eater of Malgudi (1961).
    • abbreviation

      free on rail.
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