Teleseme

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Teleseme A system of apparatus for electric signals providing for automatic transmission of a definite number of different signals or calls, as in connection with hotel annunciators.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n teleseme A range-finder, invented by a Dutch military officer, used in the Dutch army.
    • n teleseme A system of electric signaling in which provision is made for the automatic transmission of a number of different signals or calls, in use in connection with police telegraphs and hotel annunciators.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Teleseme tel′ē-sēm a system of electric signalling for the automatic transmission of different signals, in use in large hotels, for police alarms, &c.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. th^le far + sign
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. tēle, far, sēma, a sign.