Semaphoric
Semaphoric Sem`a*phor"ic, Semaphorical Sem`a*phor"ic*ala. [Cf. F. s['e]maphorique.] Of or pertaining to a semaphore, or semaphores; telegraphic. [1913 Webster]

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  • semaphoric — semaphore ► NOUN 1) a system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions according to an alphabetic code. 2) an apparatus for signalling in this way, consisting of an upright with movable parts. ► VERB ▪… …   English terms dictionary

  • semaphoric — See semaphore. * * * …   Universalium

  • semaphoric — adjective a) using semaphore b) involving waving the arms, as if using semaphore …   Wiktionary

  • semaphoric — adj. pertaining to semaphore, pertaining to a communication system based on the use of handheld flags …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semaphoric — sem·a·phor·ic …   English syllables

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  • Semaphorical — Semaphoric Sem a*phor ic, Semaphorical Sem a*phor ic*ala. [Cf. F. s[ e]maphorique.] Of or pertaining to a semaphore, or semaphores; telegraphic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • semaphore — semaphoric /sem euh fawr ik, for /, semaphorical, adj. semaphorically, adv. /sem euh fawr , fohr /, n., v., semaphored, semaphoring. n. 1. an apparatus for conveying information by means of visual signals, as a light whose position may be changed …   Universalium

  • Beacon — For other uses, see Beacon (disambiguation). A beacon is an intentionally conspicuous device designed to attract attention to a specific location. Beacons can also be combined with semaphoric or other indicators to provide important information,… …   Wikipedia

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