radiotelegraph love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Transmission of messages by radiotelegraphy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. wireless telegraphy
  • v. To communicate or transmit by wireless telegraphy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wireless telegraph.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A telegraph in which the transmission is by means of electric waves; a wireless telegraph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
  • n. the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)

Etymologies

radio- +‎ telegraph (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Actually, by 1907, Ochs made a visionary technological move by working with the inventor of the radiotelegraph, Guglielmo Marconi, to innovate the world's first transatlantic wireless news service.

    Ashley Rindsberg: Where Is The New York Times Going?

  • The escapees are often both radical and conservative, each a fitting response to being off the moorings, with only your trusty radiotelegraph to find your way back to port.

    I Have a Code

  • By 6:00 P.M. Tokyo Time it was encoded in an unbreakable State Department cryptographic system, taken across the street to the Japanese Telegraph office, and sent via radiotelegraph to Washington.26

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • Experienced naval intercept operators could sometimes recognize individual Japanese radio operators by their unique use of the radiotelegraph key to send the dots and dashes of their code.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • One of the radiotelegraph operators did not abide by the silence code, and there were crackles of static coming from his transmission of Morse code.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The inventor who had arranged for the broadcast, Lee de Forest, had asked the radiotelegraph operators if they would kindly refrain from transmitting during the Jan. 12

    NPR Topics: News

  • Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of the radiotelegraph system, set up an experimental station here in 1900, making radio contact with the Lizard Radio Telegraph Station at Bass

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • When Guglielmo Marconi patented his radiotelegraph system in 1901, he envisioned it as a way for ships to wirelessly communicate with one another.

    Livescience.com

  • My father worked with the radiotelegraph in the Italian Army ane we are the only fans of this hobby in our family.

    eHam.net News

  • The prominent Russian scientist and engineer Alexander Popov is credited with creating the world's first wireless radiotelegraph communication system.

    eHam.net News

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