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" Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible to lose none of the vibrations of the voice, that this disk alternately makes and breaks the currents from a battery : you may have at a distance another disk, which will simultaneously... "
Edison: His Life and Inventions - Page 171
by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - 1910
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Thomas Alva Edison: sixty years of an inventor's life

Francis Arthur Jones - 1908 - 362 pages
...transmitted by electricity, in a word, if what was spoken in Vienna could not be heard in Paris. Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible...to lose none of the vibrations of the voice; that the disk alternately makes and breaks the connection with the battery, you might have at a distance...
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The Science-history of the Universe, Volume 3

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - Science - 1909
...was spoken in Vienna may not be heard in Paris. The thing is practicable in this way: "Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible...this disk alternately makes and breaks the connection from a battery: you may have at a distance another disk which will simultaneously execute the same...
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A History of Science, Volume 8

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Science - 1910
...with the aid of speakingtubes and trumpets, impossible to exceed somewhat narrow limits. Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible to lose none of the vibrations of the voice, and that this disk alternately makes and breaks the currents from a battery: you may have at a distance...
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Every-day science, Volume 8

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Science - 1910
...with the aid of speakingtubes and trumpets, impossible to exceed somewhat narrow limits. Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible to lose none of the vibrations of the voice, and that this disk alternately makes and breaks the currents from a battery: you may have at a distance...
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Science in the Industrial World

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Industrial arts - 1911 - 326 pages
...with the aid of speakingtubes and trumpets, impossible to exceed somewhat narrow limits. Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible to lose none of the vibrations of the voice, and that this disk alternately makes and breaks the currents from a battery: you may have at a distance...
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Thomas Alva Edison

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - 1915 - 201 pages
...was spoken in Vienna may not be heard in Paris. This thing is practicable in this way : "Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible...this disk alternately makes and breaks the connection from a battery; you may have at a distance another disk which will simultaneously execute the same...
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... The boy with the U. S. inventors

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - Inventions - 1920 - 361 pages
...France, outlined a method of telephony which is correct in every particular except one. He said, " 'Suppose a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently...none of the vibrations of the voice, that this disk alternates makes and breaks the connection from a battery, you may have, at a distance, another disk...
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Sounds of Our Times: Two Hundred Years of Acoustics

Robert T. Beyer - Science - 1999 - 444 pages
...in the spirit of Jules Verne. A French electrician, Bourseul (1829-1912), wrote in 1854 Suppose that a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible...voice; that this disk alternately makes and breaks the FIGURE 5-2. Wheatstone's telegraph, (a) Cooke and Wheatstone's five-needle telegraph, 1837; (b) Wheatstone's...
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The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

Seth Shulman - Science - 2008 - 256 pages
A gripping intrigue at the heart of one of the world’s most important inventions. While researching Alexander Graham Bell at MIT’s Dibner Institute, Seth Shulman scrutinized ...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 20

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...advanced the theory that speech itself might be transmitted by electricity. "Suppose" said he. "tliat a man speaks near a movable disk, sufficiently flexible...voice; that this disk alternately makes and breaks the current from a battery. You may hare at a distance another disk Khich will simultaneously execute the...
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