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Noun: Heaviside  'he-vee,sId
  1. English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
    - Oliver Heaviside

Type of: electrical engineer, physicist

Encyclopedia: Heaviside, Oliver