telegraphist


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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
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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.
Cloke about Mary." (This was the sister of the telegraphist, promoted to be sewing-maid at Pardons.) "Coming?"
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.
Born and raised in Elswick, William was a telegraphist in the 50th Northumbrian Division who served on the Western Front for over two years before being captured on May 27 1918.
Ordinary telegraphist Alec James Turner Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Born in 1897.
She was a member of the WRCNS, and a trained telegraphist. During the Second World War she was one of a dozen "Wrens" assigned to a secret listening post in Gordon Head BC.
My mother's father was a telegraphist. As the son of a cryptographer I have spent much of my life interpreting poetry at the very edge of or beyond intelligibility.
Badges for girls in the past included air mechanic (1910s), electrician (1930s), telegraphist (1930s) and radio communicator (1980s).