wireless telegraphy


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wireless telegraphy

n
(Telecommunications) another name for radiotelegraphy

wire′less teleg′raphy


n.
radiotelegraphy.
[1895–1900]
wire′less tel′egraph, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wireless telegraphy - telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wirewireless telegraphy - telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
wireless - transmission by radio waves
2.wireless telegraphy - the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)wireless telegraphy - the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)
radio, wireless - a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
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The book Wireless, by Sungook Hong, describes how Maskelyne was so frustrated at the terms of the patent that Marconi was able to get--which, in effect, guaranteed a windfall for Marconi and cut off any serious competition-that he disrupted Marconi's demonstration of his "secure and private" wireless telegraphy system in 1903, with a message repeating the word "rats" and then a series of insults to Marconi.
Representatives of nine countries gathered in Berlin for the Preliminary Conference on Wireless Telegraphy (KIRBY, 1995).
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