Definitions for Telegraphˈtɛl ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telegraph, telegraphy(verb)

    apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)

  2. cable, telegraph, wire(verb)

    send cables, wires, or telegrams


  1. telegraph(Noun)

    An apparatus, or a process, for communicating rapidly between distant points, especially by means of established visible or audible signals representing words or ideas, or by means of words and signs, transmitted by electrical means.

  2. telegraph(Verb)

    To send a message by telegraph

  3. telegraph(Verb)

    To give nonverbal signals to another, as with gestures or a change in attitude.

    Her frown telegraphed her displeasure.

  4. telegraph(Verb)

    To show one's intended action unintentionally.

  5. Origin: From télégraphe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telegraph(noun)

    an apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted visible or audible signals representing words or ideas, or by means of words and signs, transmitted by electrical action

  2. Telegraph(verb)

    to convey or announce by telegraph


  1. Telegraph

    Telegraph is the debut album by actor, singer, and songwriter Drake Bell. The entire album was recorded by Drake and producer, Michael Corcoran as well as a few friends. The entire album was recorded in a simple home studio using a Digidesign Digi 002. The following record, It's Only Time was recorded at the time in a newly built studio named, The Backhouse. The album was released on September 27, 2005 and was issued by Backhouse Mike's label Backhouse Records and the now defunct label Nine Yards Records. Being an independently released production, it ran out of print, and was subsequently re-released on August 7, 2007. Still, it can be found in stores like F.y.e., Barnes & Noble and eBay.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Telegraph' in Nouns Frequency: #2713

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Warren:

    I'm not going to telegraph anything.

  2. White House spokesman Earnest:

    If there is a response, it's probably not one we are likely to telegraph in advance.

  3. Chief Financial Officer Corey Bieber:

    This is to telegraph to the marketplace that we have enacted some of the initiatives we said we could.

  4. Daily Telegraph:

    A part of our website run by a third-party was compromised earlier today, we've removed the component. No Telegraph user data was affected.

  5. Steve Warren:

    We do not normally telegraph future operations, so I will not comment on that. He also mentioned that we were providing ISR over Tikrit. I am prepared to confirm that.

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