Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The spoken representation of a dash in radio and telegraph code.

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  • noun The spoken representation of a dash in radio and telegraph Morse code.

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  • noun the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

Etymologies

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

[Imitative.]

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