noun see telegraph II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Telegraphist — is an operator who uses the morse code in order to communicate by land or radio lines. Telegraphists were indispenable at sea in the early day of Wireless Telegraphy. During the Great War the Royal Navy enlisted many volunteers as Telegraphists.… …   Wikipedia

  • telegraphist — 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

  • telegraphist — See telegrapher. * * * …   Universalium

  • telegraphist — noun A telegrapher …   Wiktionary

  • Telegraphist — Te|le|gra|phịst 〈m. 16; früher〉 = Telegrafist …   Universal-Lexikon

  • telegraphist — te|leg|ra|phist [tıˈlegrəfıst] n someone in the past whose job was to send and receive messages by telegraph …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • telegraphist — te·leg·ra·phist || tɪ legrÉ™fɪst n. one who sends messages via telegraph, telegraph operator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • telegraphist — noun (C) a telegrapher …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • telegraphist — te·leg·ra·phist …   English syllables

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