Morse code


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Morse code

n.
Any of several codes used for transmitting messages in which letters of the alphabet and numbers are represented by various sequences of dots and dashes or short and long signals, especially the international Morse code.

[After Samuel Finley Breese Morse.]

Morse code

n
(Telecommunications) a telegraph code formerly used internationally for transmitting messages; it was superseded by satellite technology (the Global Marine Distress and Safety System) in 1999. Letters, numbers, etc, are represented by groups of shorter dots and longer dashes, or by groups of the corresponding sounds, dits and dahs, the groups being separated by spaces. Also called: international Morse code
[C19: named after Samuel Morse]

Morse′ code′


n.
either of two systems of clicks and pauses, short and long sounds, or flashes of light, used to represent letters, numerals, etc.: now used primarily in radiotelegraphy by ham operators. Also called Morse′ al′phabet.
[1830–40; after S.French.B. Morse]

Morse Code


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Code invented by Samuel Morse for transmitting telegraph messages in 1791–1872. He erected the first telegraph line between Washington and Baltimore in 1844.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Morse Code - a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)Morse code - a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
dit, dot - the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
dah, dash - the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
Translations
morseovka
morsealfabetet
morseaakkoset
Morseovi znakovi
モールス信号
모스
morse
รหัสมอร์ส
mã Morse

Morse Code

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References in classic literature ?
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Only way I'd catch that is because I also have my amateur radio license and proficiency in Morse code was required at one time.
Radio communication first came into use only as a wireless telegraph, forming the dots and dashes of the Morse code in appropriate bursts of radio waves.
In Morse code what message is represented by three dots, followed by three dashes and three more dots?
I was just going about my everyday business, doing housework, when I heard a noise that sounded like Morse code," says Michelle Meek about the day her hearing changed.
Morse code from an inflatable dinghy off Rathlin Island.
American artist and engineer who became famous as the inventor of the telegraph and Morse code.