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te·leg·ra·phy

 (tə-lĕg′rə-fē)
n.
Communication by means of the telegraph.

telegraphy

(tɪˈlɛɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Telecommunications) a system of telecommunications involving any process providing reproduction at a distance of written, printed, or pictorial matter. See also facsimile2
2. (Telecommunications) the skill or process of operating a telegraph

te•leg•ra•phy

(təˈlɛg rə fi)

n.
the technique or practice of constructing or operating telegraphs.
[1785–95]

telegraphy

The invention of the electric telegraph, perfected in 1838 by Morse, saw the beginning of modern electronic communications. In simple terms, it is the transmission of written or printed messages by electrical signals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telegraphy - communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wiretelegraphy - communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
cable, telegraph, wire - send cables, wires, or telegrams
2.telegraphy - apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)telegraphy - apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
Translations
إبْراق، إرْسال البَرْقِيّات
telegrafie
telegrafi
távírás
símritun
telegrafia
telgraf sistemi

telegraphy

[tɪˈlegrəfɪ] Ntelegrafía f

telegraphy

nTelegrafie f

telegraphy

[tɪˈlɛgrəfɪ] ntelegrafia

telegraph

(ˈteligraːf) noun
1. a system of sending messages using either wires and electricity or radio. Send it by telegraph.
2. an instrument for this. Send the message on the telegraph.
verb
1. to send by telegraph. He telegraphed the time of his arrival.
2. to inform by telegraph. He telegraphed us to say when he would arrive.
teˈlegrapher (-ˈle-) , teˈlegraphist (-ˈle-) nouns
a person who operates a telegraph.
teˈlegraphy (-ˈle-) noun
the process, science or skill of sending messages by telegraph.
ˌteleˈgraphic (-ˈgrӕ-) adjective
telegraph pole
a high, wooden pole which supports telegraph wires.