Telegraphy
Telegraphy Te*leg"ra*phy, n. [Cf. F. t['e]l['e]graphie.] The science or art of constructing, or of communicating by means of, telegraphs; as, submarine telegraphy. [1913 Webster]

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  • telegraphy — noun a) communication at a distance by means of the telegraph, either over wires or by wireless telegraphy, usually using Morse code b) the apparatus and techniques used in such a system …   Wiktionary

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  • telegraphy — telegraph ► NOUN ▪ a system or device for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection. ► VERB 1) send a message to by telegraph. 2) send (a message) by… …   English terms dictionary

  • telegraphy — noun Date: 1795 the use or operation of a telegraph apparatus or system for communication …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • telegraphy — /teuh leg reuh fee/, n. the art or practice of constructing or operating telegraphs. [1785 95; TELE 1 + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

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