American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Communication by means of the telegraph.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or practice of communicating intelligence by a telegraph; the science or art of constructing or managing telegraphs.
- n. communication at a distance by means of the telegraph, either over wires or by wireless telegraphy, usually using Morse code
- n. the apparatus and techniques used in such a system
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The science or art of constructing, or of communicating by means of, telegraphs.
- n. apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
- n. communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
- tele- + -graphy (Wiktionary)
“One great difficulty was that of recruiting radio operators owing to the fact that wireless telegraphy is very little used in the commercial air services over here, which operate by means of the radio ranges, and radio telephony when within range of the control towers of the airfields.”
“The expenditure in connection with wireless telegraphy is under the control of the Admiralty and included in its general budget.”
“What is the key to the greatest scientific discovery of modern times, viz. wireless or aetherial telegraphy, which is girdling the earth with its mysterious communications?”
“You're sure you've took no 'arm?" cried Mrs. Cloke, who had heard the news by farm-telegraphy, which is older but swifter than Marconi's.”
“The idea of its founder was that it should teach not only the studies usually taught in college, but also other practical branches of education, such as telegraphy, type-setting, type-writing, book-keeping, and farming.”
“At the time, this was the unsolved problem of wireless telegraphy — as it still is to-day — but Emil Gluck, in his prison cell, mastered it.”
“He knew, by the ancient telegraphy of smoke-signalling, the message was being conveyed from village to village and tribe to tribe that a labour-recruiter was on the leeward coast.”
“Tesla's inventions and discoveries are all duly recorded—alternating current, wireless telegraphy, radio transmission.”
“His goal was to use radio waves to create a practical system of “wireless telegraphy” – or the transmission of telegraphs without the use of wires.”
“The implications of the radical collapse in the cost of wireless connectivity are as big as those following the dawn of telegraphy/telephony.”
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