What does telegraph mean?

Definitions for telegraph
ˈtɛl ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑftele·graph

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Telegraph

    tel′e-graf, n. an apparatus for transmitting intelligible messages to a distance, esp. by means of electricity.—v.t. to convey or announce by telegraph.—ns. Tel′egraph-cā′ble, a cable containing wires for transmitting telegraphic messages; Tel′egrapher (or tē-leg′-), Tel′egraphist (or tē-leg′-), one who works a telegraph.—adjs. Telegraph′ic, -al, pertaining to, or communicated by, a telegraph.—adv. Telegraph′ically, in a telegraphic manner: by means of the telegraph.—ns. Tel′egraph-plant, an Indian leguminous plant, the small lateral leaflets of whose trifoliate leaves have a strange, spontaneous motion, jerking up and down (sometimes 180 times in a minute), as if signalling, and also rotate on their axes; Tel′egraphy (or tē-leg′-), the science or art of constructing or using telegraphs. [Gr. tēle at a distance, graphein to write.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce telegraph?

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How to say telegraph in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of telegraph in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of telegraph in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of telegraph in a Sentence

  1. Steve Warren:

    I'm not going to telegraph anything.

  2. Bruce Springsteen:

    ( We) didnt want to telegraph to the viewer what youre supposed to feel.

  3. White House spokesman Earnest:

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

  4. Steve Warren:

    I'm not going to tell you you're wrong, but I'm also not going to telegraph our punches.

  5. Chief Financial Officer Corey Bieber:

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

Images & Illustrations of telegraph

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