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sir hiram stevens maxim


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Noun sir hiram stevens maxim has 1 sense
  1. Maxim, Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim - English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
    --1 is a kind of inventor, discoverer, artificer

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Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim


Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim was an American-born British inventor and engineer. He is best known for inventing the Maxim gun, which was the first fully automatic machine gun.


As a Proper Noun - Name:

Have you heard about Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim? He revolutionized warfare with his invention of the Maxim gun.

As a Proper Noun - Place:

The Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim Museum, located in Sangerville, Maine, showcases the life and achievements of this great inventor.

As a Proper Noun - Company:

Maxim Guns Ltd., founded by Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, became a renowned firearms company, producing innovative weaponry for military and civilian use.

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