early bird
noun Etymology: from the proverb, “the early bird catches the worm” Date: circa 1922 1. an early riser 2. one that arrives early and especially before possible competitors

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • early bird — ► early bird humorous a person who rises or arrives early. Main Entry: ↑early …   English terms dictionary

  • early bird — n. Informal a person who arrives early, or one who gets up early in the morning …   English World dictionary

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  • Early Bird —   [ əːlɪ bəːd, englisch »Frühaufsteher«], INTELSAT 1, erster (amerikanischer) kommerzieller Nachrichtensatellit der Erde; wurde am 6. 4. 1965 gestartet und im August 1969 abgeschaltet. (INTELSAT) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Early Bird — Intelsat I Le satellite INTELSAT I Early Bird Intelsat I (surnommé Early Bird (oiseau matinal d après le proverbe anglais L oiseau matinal attrape le ver ) est le premier satellite de télécommunications commercial à avoir été placé en orbite… …   Wikipédia en Français

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