Definition of Dolby
1. Noun. United States electrical engineer who devised the Dolby system used to reduce background noise in tape recording.
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Literary usage of Dolby
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review (1832)
"As Sheridan once enquired, when Dodd's Beauties of the great bard were put into his hands, so do we entreat of Mr. Dolby, to say where are the remaining ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"Dolby, 3 V. 10. [*607] LAMBERT ». LAMBERT. The MASTER of the ROLLS for the LORD CHANCELLOR. [1806, JAW. 16.] LEGACIES to one younger child of " the sum of ..."
3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1863)
"... Dolby vs. JAMES MILLER. Under the Rev. Sts. c. 101, § 7, :i writ of entry may be maintained against a tenant at will who refuses to surrender the ..."
4. Philadelphia and Her Merchants: As Constituted Fifty @ Seventy Years Ago by Abraham Ritter (1860)
"... Rhodes—Daniel Dolby—Sketch of Joseph Dolby, Sexton of Christ Church —Nixon & Walker. HAVING thus presented the Wharves, and their general front, ..."
5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Dolby. On the panel of the special jury being called, three gentlemen only—William Fisher, esq. ... Dolby."