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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telegraphist - someone who transmits messages by telegraphtelegraphist - someone who transmits messages by telegraph
manipulator, operator - an agent that operates some apparatus or machine; "the operator of the switchboard"
Translations
telegrafista

telegraphist

[tɪˈlegrəfɪst] Ntelegrafista mf

telegraphist

nTelegrafist(in) m(f)

telegraphist

[tɪˈlɛgrəfɪst] ntelegrafista m/f
References in classic literature ?
It was only far on in the night that the weary telegraphist got an answer to his calls, but then the messages came clear and strong.
The electricians had contrived a catchment pool and a wheel in the torrent close at hand--for the little Mulhausen dynamo with its turbinal volute used by the telegraphists was quite adaptable to water driving, and on the sixth day in the evening the apparatus was in working order and the Prince was calling--weakly, indeed, but calling--to his air-fleet across the empty spaces of the world.
This was the sister of the telegraphist, promoted to be sewing-maid at Pardons.
He had taken the wife to his raw new palace in San Diego, where she and her people occupied a wing of great price, and Cheyne, in a verandah-room, between a secretary and a typewriter, who was also a telegraphist, toiled along wearily from day to day.
He completed his basic training in Saint-Hyacinthe, later training as a telegraphist and wireless operator.
Joe was a navy conscript and served as a ship's telegraphist, before joining the Royal Naval Commandos for the D-Day invasion of Normandy in June 1944.
Badges for girls in the past included air mechanic (1910s), electrician (1930s), telegraphist (1930s) and radio communicator (1980s).
Aboard Avengers that were in service with the British Royal Air Force (where the plane was briefly dubbed the Tarpon), both the enlisted crewmen were called telegraphist air gunners, or TAGs.
GIRL Guides used to work towards badges showing their skills as a telegraphist or tailor.
Describing finding the machine, Lt Cmdr Balme once said: "We hadn't been working for long when the telegraphist asked me to step into the wireless room, where he had seen a machine that looked like a typewriter.
Pulley describes with transportive detail the intricate clockwork Mori creates, the atmosphere at Oxford, the politics of upper-class British and Japanese families, and the daily life of a middle-class telegraphist.