Semaphorist Se*maph"o*rist, n. One who manages or operates a semaphore. [1913 Webster]

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  • semaphorist — sem·a·phor·ist …   English syllables

  • semaphorist — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfōrə̇st, fȯr noun ( s) Etymology: semaphore (I) + ist : one who operates a semaphore or signals by semaphore …   Useful english dictionary

  • semaphore — [sem′ə fôr΄] n. [Fr sémaphore < Gr sēma, sign (see SEMANTIC) + phoros: see PHORE] 1. any apparatus for signaling, as the arrangement of lights, flags, and mechanical arms on railroads 2. a system of signaling by the use of two flags, one held… …   English World dictionary

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