Facsimile telegraph
Facsimile Fac*sim"i*le, n.; pl. {Facsimiles} (-l?z). [L. fac simile make like; or an abbreviation of factum simile made like; facere to make + similes like. See {Fact}, and {Simile}.] A copy of anything made, either so as to be deceptive or so as to give every part and detail of the original; an exact copy or likeness. [1913 Webster]

{Facsimile telegraph}, a telegraphic apparatus reproducing messages in autograph. [1913 Webster]


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  • Facsimile telegraph — Telegraph Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • facsimile telegraph — noun : a telegraphic apparatus that reproduces matter (as messages, drawings, or pictures) in facsimile * * * facsimile telegraph noun The transmission of a still picture over a telegraph circuit and its reproduction • • • Main Entry: ↑facsimile… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Telegraph — Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted visible or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Telegraph cable — Telegraph Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Facsimile — Fac*sim i*le, n.; pl. {Facsimiles} ( l?z). [L. fac simile make like; or an abbreviation of factum simile made like; facere to make + similes like. See {Fact}, and {Simile}.] A copy of anything made, either so as to be deceptive or so as to give… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telegraph — telegrapher /teuh leg reuh feuhr/; esp. Brit., telegraphist, n. /tel i graf , grahf /, n. 1. an apparatus, system, or process for transmitting messages or signals to a distant place, esp. by means of an electric device consisting essentially of a …   Universalium

  • telegraph — Synonyms and related words: Teletype, cable, cablegram, day letter, facsimile telegraph, fast telegram, flash, heliograph, multiplex, night letter, quadruplex, radio, radiogram, radiotelegraph, semaphore telegraph, send a wire, sign off, sign on …   Moby Thesaurus

  • facsimile — /fækˈsɪməli / (say fak simuhlee) noun 1. an exact copy. 2. Radio (formerly) a. a method of transmitting pictures by radio telegraph. See phototelegraphy. b. a picture so sent. 3. → fax (defs 1–3). –adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Acoustic telegraph — Telegraph Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dial telegraph — Telegraph Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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