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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Morse, Morse code, international Morse codenoun

    a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)

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  1. Morse code

    a telegraphic code, in which dots, dashes, and spaces represent letters, numbers, and other elements of text. The original code was invented by Samuel B. Morse. The code now mostly used is the International Morse code, also referred to simply as the Morse code.

Wiktionary

  1. Morse codenoun

    A character code represented by dots and dashes (or short and long pulses), originally used to send messages by telegraph, later by flashes of light or by radio.

    Etymology: Named for inventor Samuel Morse

Freebase

  1. Morse code

    Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment. The International Morse Code encodes the ISO basic Latin alphabet, some extra Latin letters, the Arabic numerals and a small set of punctuation and procedural signals as standardized sequences of short and long signals called "dots" and "dashes", or "dits" and "dahs". Because many non-English natural languages use more than the 26 Roman letters, extensions to the Morse alphabet exist for those languages. Each character is represented by a unique sequence of dots and dashes. The duration of a dash is three times the duration of a dot. Each dot or dash is followed by a short silence, equal to the dot duration. The letters of a word are separated by a space equal to three dots, and two words are separated by a space equal to seven dots. The dot duration is the basic unit of time measurement in code transmission. For efficiency, the length of each character in Morse is approximately inversely proportional to its frequency of occurrence in English. Thus, the most common letter in English, the letter "E," has the shortest code, a single dot.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morse code in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morse code in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Morse code in a Sentence

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