wireless telegraph


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wireless telegraph the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: After his death in 1937, Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless telegraph was honored by broadcasters worldwide as they let the airwaves fall silent for two minutes in his memory.
    • Wireless telegraph (Elec) any system of telegraphy employing no connecting wire or wires between the transmitting and receiving stations.
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In literature:

In 1903 it was purchased from him by the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Telegraph and telephone flash it, and wireless waves set the ether over whole continents and oceans aquiver with the messages of Jesus Christ.
"A Wonderful Night; An Interpretation Of Christmas" by James H. Snowden
But how am de wireless telegraph?
"More Toasts"
The wisest of political philosophers could not foresee the telegraph, wireless, steam, airships.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
Author of "American Telegraphy and Encyclopedia of the Telegraph," "Wireless Telegraphy.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
Wireless telegraphs were set up to look like supports to iron chimneys.
"My Adventures as a Spy" by Robert Baden-Powell
For this is the battery of its wireless telegraph.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
I understand they can telegraph all right without the aid of instruments, or even the latest wireless outfit.
"The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge" by Herbert Carter
"Wireless Transmission of Photographs" by Marcus J. Martin
It is another example of the principle of resonance, which is employed so finely in making wireless telegraph apparatus selective.
"The Romance of War Inventions" by Thomas W. Corbin

In news:

This technology was called wireless telegraph.
Against the backdrop of 19th century wireless telegraph experimentation, a scientist must survive a confrontation with a distraught local who claims the mysterious technology keeps him from contacting his recently departed wife.