apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
cable, telegraph, wire(verb)
send cables, wires, or telegrams
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.
To send a message by telegraph
To give nonverbal signals to another, as with gestures or a change in attitude.
Her frown telegraphed her displeasure.
To show one's intended action unintentionally.
Origin: From télégraphe.
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
to convey or announce by 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
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
Rank popularity for the word 'telegraph' in Nouns Frequency: #2713
The numerical value of telegraph in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of telegraph in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of telegraph in a Sentence
I'm not going to telegraph anything.
( We) didnt want to telegraph to the viewer what youre supposed to feel.
If there is a response, it's probably not one we are likely to telegraph in advance.
I'm not going to tell you you're wrong, but I'm also not going to telegraph our punches.
This is to telegraph to the marketplace that we have enacted some of the initiatives we said we could.
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- تلغراف, برقيةArabic
- telégrafo, telegrafiarSpanish
- lennätin, sähke, sähköttääFinnish
- télégraphe, télégraphierFrench
- 電信, 電報Japanese
- 전보, 電信, 電報, 전신Korean
- béésh łichíiʼii bee dahaniʼígííNavajo, Navaho
- telégrafo, telegrafarPortuguese
- телеграфировать, телеграфRussian
- телеграфисати, телеграфSerbo-Croatian
- 電報, điện báoVietnamese
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