from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872. American painter and inventor. A portraitist whose subjects included Lafayette, he refined (1838) and patented (1854) the telegraph and developed the telegraphic code that bears his name.
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- proper n. A surname, variant of Morris, from the given name Maurice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The walrus. See walrus.
- n. A clasp for fastening garments in front.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The walrus.
- n. In heraldry, same as sea-lion.
- n. The clasp or fastening of a cope and similar garments, generally made of metal, and set with jewels. Also called pectoral.
- n. A telegram written in the Morse alphabet.
- To write or transmit in the Morse alphabet, as a telegram.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
- n. a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
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