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tel·e·graph

 (tĕl′ĭ-grăf′)
n.
1. A communications system that transmits and receives simple unmodulated electric impulses, especially one in which the transmission and reception stations are directly connected by wires.
2. A message transmitted by telegraph; a telegram.
v. tel·e·graphed, tel·e·graph·ing, tel·e·graphs
v.tr.
1. To transmit (a message) by telegraph.
2. To send or convey a message to (a recipient) by telegraph.
3.
a. To make known (a feeling or an attitude, for example) by nonverbal means: telegraphed her derision with a smirk.
b. To make known (an intended action, for example) in advance or unintentionally: By massing troops on the border, the enemy telegraphed its intended invasion to the target country.
v.intr.
To send or transmit a telegram.

te·leg′ra·pher (tə-lĕg′rə-fər), te·leg′ra·phist (-fĭst) n.

telegraph

(ˈtɛlɪˌɡræf; -ˌɡrɑːf)
n
1. (Telecommunications)
a. a device, system, or process by which information can be transmitted over a distance, esp using radio signals or coded electrical signals sent along a transmission line connected to a transmitting and a receiving instrument
b. (as modifier): telegraph pole.
2. (Telecommunications) a message transmitted by such a device, system, or process; telegram
vb
3. (Telecommunications) to send a telegram to (a person or place); wire
4. (Telecommunications) (tr) to transmit or send by telegraph
5. (Boxing) (tr) boxing informal to prepare to deliver (a punch) so obviously that one's opponent has ample time to avoid it
6. (tr) to give advance notice of (anything), esp unintentionally
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) informal Canadian to cast (votes) illegally by impersonating registered voters
telegraphist, teˈlegrapher n

tel•e•graph

(ˈtɛl ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
1. a system or apparatus for transmitting messages or signals to a distant place, esp. between two electric devices connected by a conducting wire or other communications channel.
v.t.
2. to transmit (a message) by telegraph.
3. to send a message to (a person) by telegraph.
4. to divulge unwittingly (one's intention, next offensive move, etc.), as to an opponent or to an audience.
v.i.
5. to send a message by telegraph.
[< French télégraphe (1792) a kind of manual signaling device; see tele-1, -graph]
te•leg•ra•pher (təˈlɛg rə fər) ; esp. Brit., te•leg′ra•phist, n.

tel·e·graph

(tĕl′ĭ-grăf′)
A communications system in which a message in the form of electric impulses is sent, either by wire or radio, to a receiving station.

telegraph


Past participle: telegraphed
Gerund: telegraphing

Imperative
telegraph
telegraph
Present
I telegraph
you telegraph
he/she/it telegraphs
we telegraph
you telegraph
they telegraph
Preterite
I telegraphed
you telegraphed
he/she/it telegraphed
we telegraphed
you telegraphed
they telegraphed
Present Continuous
I am telegraphing
you are telegraphing
he/she/it is telegraphing
we are telegraphing
you are telegraphing
they are telegraphing
Present Perfect
I have telegraphed
you have telegraphed
he/she/it has telegraphed
we have telegraphed
you have telegraphed
they have telegraphed
Past Continuous
I was telegraphing
you were telegraphing
he/she/it was telegraphing
we were telegraphing
you were telegraphing
they were telegraphing
Past Perfect
I had telegraphed
you had telegraphed
he/she/it had telegraphed
we had telegraphed
you had telegraphed
they had telegraphed
Future
I will telegraph
you will telegraph
he/she/it will telegraph
we will telegraph
you will telegraph
they will telegraph
Future Perfect
I will have telegraphed
you will have telegraphed
he/she/it will have telegraphed
we will have telegraphed
you will have telegraphed
they will have telegraphed
Future Continuous
I will be telegraphing
you will be telegraphing
he/she/it will be telegraphing
we will be telegraphing
you will be telegraphing
they will be telegraphing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been telegraphing
you have been telegraphing
he/she/it has been telegraphing
we have been telegraphing
you have been telegraphing
they have been telegraphing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been telegraphing
you will have been telegraphing
he/she/it will have been telegraphing
we will have been telegraphing
you will have been telegraphing
they will have been telegraphing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been telegraphing
you had been telegraphing
he/she/it had been telegraphing
we had been telegraphing
you had been telegraphing
they had been telegraphing
Conditional
I would telegraph
you would telegraph
he/she/it would telegraph
we would telegraph
you would telegraph
they would telegraph
Past Conditional
I would have telegraphed
you would have telegraphed
he/she/it would have telegraphed
we would have telegraphed
you would have telegraphed
they would have telegraphed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telegraph - apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)telegraph - apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
Verb1.telegraph - send cables, wires, or telegrams
telegraphy - communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
telecommunicate - communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail

telegraph

verb cable, wire (informal), transmit, telex, send He telegraphed me an urgent message.
Translations
تِلغراف: نِظام إرْسال البَرقِيّاتمِبْرَقَه، جِهاز إرْسال البَرْقِيّاتيُبْرِق، يُرْسِلُ بَرْقِيَّةًيُرْسِلُ بَرْقِيَّةً
telegraftelegrafovat
telegraftelegrafere
távírótávírókészülék
ritsímisenda símskeytisenda um ritsíma
nusiųsti telegrafupranešti telegrafutelegrafastelegrafavimastelegrafija
telegrafēttelegrafēt, sūtīt pa telegrāfutelegrāfs
telgraftelgraf çekmektelgrafla bildirmek

telegraph

[ˈtelɪgrɑːf]
A. N (= message) → telegrama m; (= apparatus) → aparato m telegráfico
B. VT, VItelegrafiar
C. CPD telegraph pole, telegraph post Nposte m telegráfico
telegraph wire Nhilo m telegráfico

telegraph

[ˈtɛligrɑːf]
ntélégraphe m
vttélégraphier
to telegraph sth to sb → télégraphier qch à qn

telegraph

n
(= apparatus)Telegraf m
(= message)Telegramm nt
vttelegrafisch übermitteln; message alsotelegrafieren; persontelegrafieren (+dat); (fig) one’s intentions, plans etcoffenlegen

telegraph

:
telegraph pole
n (Brit) → Telegrafenmast mor -stange f
telegraph wire
nTelegrafendraht mor -leitung f; (under ground) → Telegrafenkabel nt

telegraph

[ˈtɛlɪˌgrɑːf]
1. n (apparatus) → telegrafo; (message) → telegramma m
by telegraph → via telegrafo

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.
References in classic literature ?
Not a train ran, not a telegraphic message went over the wires, for the telegraphers and railroad men had ceased work along with the rest of the population.
At the end of the week, as had been prearranged, the telegraphers of Germany and the United States returned to their posts.
In 1883 a few railways used the telephone in a small way, but in 1907, when a law was passed that made telegraphers highly expensive, there was a general swing to the telephone.
An attempt had been made to place army telegraphers in the telegraph offices, but the wires had been cut in every direction.
There was the depot, of course; I often went down to see the night train come in, and afterward sat awhile with the disconsolate telegrapher who was always hoping to be transferred to Omaha or Denver, `where there was some life.
When we reached the spot and unearthed the little box the instrument was quiet, nor did repeated attempts upon the part of our telegrapher succeed in winning a response from the other end of the line.
This month marks 100 years since the Armed Forces scrapped their male-only policy and set up the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), enabling the enrolment of females into the British Army for the first time, taking on roles as cooks, clerks, drivers, mechanics, telephonists and telegraphers.
130) Radio Officers' Union of Commercial Telegraphers Union v.
The linemen and telegraphers, plumbers and pipe-layers, and most prominently machinists, who were also involved in a series of strikes in the region, had all offered their support.
Women came to recommend themselves for positions as telegraphers, insurance agents, milk and bread delivery drivers, elevator operators, bank clerks, post office workers, street car conductors, and clothing manufacture "cutters", and for general clerical work as well as farm work.
Croxton (sometimes with a coauthor) illustrate the dire mood of the times: "Displacement of Morse telegraphers in railroad systems" (May 1932); "Family unemployment in Syracuse, N.
Her abrupt manner and a habit of "making long and short pauses on her words, as if she were keeping time to the telegraph needle" (75) demonstrates how "self-conscious telegraphers felt themselves merging with their networks, describing the transmission of signals from their brains, through their fingers, onto their keys, and then down the line" (Otis 10).