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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Edison 
  n  :  American  inventor  (1847-1931)  [syn:  {Edison},  {Thomas  Edison}, 
  {Thomas  Alva  Edison}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Edison,  GA  (city,  FIPS  26448) 
  Location:  31.56072  N,  84.73807  W 
  Population  (1990):  1182  (482  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  31746 
  Edison,  NE  (village,  FIPS  14520) 
  Location:  40.27759  N,  99.77569  W 
  Population  (1990):  148  (104  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68936 
  Edison,  NJ  (CDP,  FIPS  20260) 
  Location:  40.52877  N,  74.36929  W 
  Population  (1990):  88680  (32832  housing  units) 
  Area:  78.2  sq  km  (land),  1.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  08817,  08820,  08837 
  Edison,  OH  (village,  FIPS  24598) 
  Location:  40.55806  N,  82.86355  W 
  Population  (1990):  488  (163  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  43320 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Edison 
 
  1.  (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]. 
 
  2.  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)]. 
 
  (1994-12-08) 
 
 




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