1. Thomas Alva Edison
, arguably, the inventor of the incandescent
(see also Joseph Swan
), as well as many other electrical innovations.
2. Referring to the NEMA
. (Even though it was invented by Harvey Hubbell
. At least Harvey gets credit for the Twist-Lock
3. A shortened form of "Edison medium screwbase
" when describing a lamp's base
, or socket
type. "E26" would likely be a better, more specific, term.