telegraphic signal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n telegraphic signal a signal transmitted by telegraphy
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Usage

In literature:

A telegraphic signal, improperly interpreted, owing to the fog, was the cause of this error.
"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Michele was a Telegraph Signaller on Rs.
"Plain Tales from the Hills" by Rudyard Kipling
At the same time the telegraph and signal corps was busy laying insulated wires by means of reels on muleback.
"Captains of the Civil War" by William Wood
Near this barrack was the semaphore of the signals, a sort of marine telegraph by which the fleet was maneuvered.
"The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Constant
The better to watch her maneuvers, and signal her if necessary, they both went up to Telegraph Point.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
The second was, the use made of the telegraph and signal corps.
"Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete" by Ulysses S. Grant
The second was, the use made of the telegraph and signal corps.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
Brennan leaped to the telegraph and signaled the engine-room.
"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach
She may be fitted as a cook, a storekeeper, a telephone or telegraph operator, or for signalling or salvage work.
"Mobilizing Woman-Power" by Harriot Stanton Blatch
Telegraphic signals may be mentioned as the most important of all.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
The signal and telegraph stations are fifty miles apart, sometimes more.
"Life in a Thousand Worlds" by William Shuler Harris
He invented and erected the signal telegraphs at the Battery and the Narrows.
"Elsie at the World's Fair" by Martha Finley
It contained a fort, a signal-station, and a telegraph-office, though there is nothing in the shape of a village.
"Across India" by Oliver Optic
The firing of signal guns was telegraphing by sound.
"Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston
The engine room telegraph busted an' he got the wrong signal.
"Captain Scraggs" by Peter B. Kyne
The navigating officer seizes the engine-room telegraph and signals full speed ahead.
"Our Navy in the War" by Lawrence Perry
He sprang to the telegraph, and signaled "Slow" to the engine-room.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
The telegraphic signal was answered like the other.
"The Two Admirals" by J. Fenimore Cooper
By an arrangement of signals, more complete than ever was used in a squadron before, the news was telegraphed to the convoy.
"The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph" by Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field
Similar messenger services have, however, also been introduced in connexion with the telegraphic signalling system.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

There was the cell phone, CB radios, land line phones, telegraph, smoke signals and cave wall pictographs.
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In science:

This definition of clock synchronization was first given by Poincar´e [10, 11] although at the time it was already applied by engineers in the calculation of longitudes by means of telegraphic signals .
Simultaneity in special and general relativity
This signal has earned names like quantum jumps , electron shelving or detection via telegraph signals [199].
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
These techniques have earned names in the literature like quantum jumps , electron shelving or detection via telegraph signals [199].
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
Such amendment leads to a telegrapher equation for the propagation of heat signals, with a finite cap on the speed they can reach.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
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