- telegraph ► NOUN ▪ a system or device for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection.► VERB 1) send a message to by telegraph. 2) send (a message) by telegraph. 3) convey (an intentional or unconscious message) with facial expression or body language.DERIVATIVES telegrapher noun telegraphist noun telegraphy noun.
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Telegrapher — Te*leg ra*pher, n. One who sends telegraphic messages; a telegraphic operator; a telegraphist. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
telegrapher — noun see telegraph II … New Collegiate Dictionary
telegrapher — See telegraph. * * * … Universalium
telegrapher — noun A telegraph operator, one who sent telegrams. Syn: telegraphist … Wiktionary
telegrapher — te|leg|ra|pher [tıˈlegrəfə US ər] n a telegraphist … Dictionary of contemporary English
telegrapher — teÂ·legÂ·raÂ·pher || tÉª legrÉ™fÉ™(r) n. one who sends messages via telegraph, telegraph operator … English contemporary dictionary
telegrapher — noun (C) someone whose job is to send and receive messages by telegraph … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
telegrapher — te·leg·ra·pher … English syllables
telegrapher — noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑telegraphist, ↑telegraph operator • Derivationally related forms: ↑telegraphy (for: ↑telegraphist), ↑telegraph … Useful english dictionary
telegrapher's cramp — telegrapher s cramp, painful cramps in the muscles of the arm and fingers, an occupational disorder of telegraphers … Useful english dictionary