Samuel Morse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Samuel Morse United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
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Usage

In literature:

The events of the ceremony were telegraphed to Baltimore by Samuel Morse on his year-old invention.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
MORSE, Samuel G., an inventor who might have used his talents in other lines had Marconi lived before his time.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
Samuel Morse born 1791.
"Leaves of Life" by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
But Samuel Morse was not one of the men who let ideas die.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Of course he forgot Samuel Morse, and was sitting in Parliament when Samuel died.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 4" by Various
What did Samuel Morse say to himself?
"The Beginner's American History" by D. H. Montgomery
Morse, Samuel, inventor, xi, 68.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Take Samuel Morse, for instance.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
Some of 'em come out and preached to the country churches, and old Dr. Samuel Chalmers Morse preached at Goshen.
"Aunt Jane of Kentucky" by Eliza Calvert Hall
The telegraph is not the only great success with which the name of Samuel Morse is honorably connected.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
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In news:

Should the photographer immortalize Frederick Douglass, Celia Cruz, Samuel Morse, Audie Murphy or Alice Paul .
Should the photographer immortalize Frederick Douglass, Celia Cruz, Samuel Morse, Audie Murphy or Alice Paul.
Should the photographer immortalize Frederick Douglass , Celia Cruz, Samuel Morse, Audie Murphy or Alice Paul.
Samuel Morse 's Other Masterpiece.
Samuel Morse 's Reversal of Fortune.
Samuel Morse consolidated Louvre masterpieces in an imaginary gallery.
1840 – Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph (More info).
COLUMBIA — Earth Day celebrations that were postponed to this weekend should go on without a hitch, said Peace Nook employee Samuel Morse, unless there is torrential downpour.
1838 – Samuel Morse demonstrates his telegraph system for the first time (More info).
Samuel Morse's Reversal of Fortune.
Samuel Morse consolidated Louvre masterpieces in an imaginary gallery.
Samuel Morse's Reversal of Fortune.
Maria Monk's lurid "disclosures" and Samuel Morse's dire warnings launched a crusade of bigotry that almost won the White House.
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In science:

But instead of assigning codewords sequentially, “.” to A, “-” to B, “..” to C, Samuel Morse exploited the degrees of freedom available for codeword assignments to make an efficent code for fast transmission of English sentences.
The transmission sense of information
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