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Discussion Forum : Inventions - Section 1 (Q.No. 5)
5.
When was barb wire patented?
1874
1840
1895
1900
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Joseph F. Glidden was born in New York on Jan. 18, 1812. He invented barbed wire in 1873 and was granted the patent on Nov. 24, 1874. After a three year battle over the patent, which he eventually won, Gidden became known as the "Father of Barbed Wire".
Discussion:
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Shruti singhla said:   2 years ago
Please give more info on this.

Neeraj said:   4 years ago
The first patent in the United States for barbed wire was issued in 1867 to Lucien B. Smith of Kent, Ohio, who is regarded as the inventor. Joseph F. Glidden of DeKalb, Illinois, received a patent for the modern invention in 1874 after he made his own modifications to previous versions.

Vansh Chauhan said:   6 years ago
It is not 1874 it is 1867.

Ranjitha said:   9 years ago
How it is useful?

Manas said:   1 decade ago
The first patent in the United States for barbed wire was issued in 1867 to Lucien B. Smith of Kent, Ohio, who is regarded as the inventor. Joseph F. Glidden of DeKalb, Illinois, received a patent for the modern invention in 1874 after he made his own modifications to previous versions.

Mohammed ayaz said:   1 decade ago
It is a type of fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand. It is used to construct inexpensive fences and is used atop walls surrounding secured property.

Naveen said:   1 decade ago
What is barb wire ?

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