telegrapher
noun see telegraph II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Telegrapher — Te*leg ra*pher, n. One who sends telegraphic messages; a telegraphic operator; a telegraphist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telegrapher — 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

  • telegrapher — See telegraph. * * * …   Universalium

  • telegrapher — noun A telegraph operator, one who sent telegrams. Syn: telegraphist …   Wiktionary

  • telegrapher — te|leg|ra|pher [tıˈlegrəfə US ər] n a telegraphist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • telegrapher — te·leg·ra·pher || tɪ legrÉ™fÉ™(r) n. one who sends messages via telegraph, telegraph operator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • telegrapher — noun (C) someone whose job is to send and receive messages by telegraph …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • telegrapher — te·leg·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • telegrapher — noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑telegraphist, ↑telegraph operator • Derivationally related forms: ↑telegraphy (for: ↑telegraphist), ↑telegraph …   Useful english dictionary

  • telegrapher's cramp — telegrapher s cramp, painful cramps in the muscles of the arm and fingers, an occupational disorder of telegraphers …   Useful english dictionary

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