Results for telegraph

Definitions of telegraph:

part of speech: noun

An instrument or system for sending and receiving written messages at a distance by means of electricity.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To send a message by electric current through wires.

part of speech: verb transitive

To convey or announce by telegraph.

part of speech: noun

An apparatus for giving signals from a distance, esp. by means of electricity or magnetism.

part of speech: noun

An apparatus or machine employed to convey intelligence to a distance, formerly effected by visible signals, and only to a limited distance, but now the signals are given in the form of marks or movements indicating letters and words by means of a current of electricity sent through a wire with inconceivable rapidity, and to any distance.

part of speech: verb transitive

To send by means of electricity passing through wires, as a message; to send such a message to.

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