semaphore

[ UK /sˈɛmɐfˌɔː/ ]
VERB
  1. send signals by or as if by semaphore
  2. convey by semaphore, of information
NOUN
  1. an apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms
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How To Use semaphore In A Sentence

  • Gliders were retrieved to the launch point by 15cwt Bedford trucks and instructions to the winch driver, a thousand yards away, were given by semaphore bats.
  • The varied orientations of tiny fold patterns in the smallest grid boxes recall semaphore flags or suggest LED elements in a Times Square news zipper - except never in a hue as garish as red.
  • Jack also enjoys vexillology and can signal Bible passages from memory in fluent semaphore.
  • Pebble hides the details of interrupts from higher-level components and uses only semaphores for synchronization.
  • Meringue hair, glaring cosmetic faces, piranha smiles, jewels that wink like semaphore signals. MIDDLE AGE: A ROMANCE
  • Throwing the balls out to the players, they hold their hands in the air like a secret sporting semaphore.
  • I have stood on the shed and waved my arms about the place making ham-fisted attempts at semaphore.
  • Semaphore and priority inheritance protocol ( PIP ) priority ceiling protocol ( PCP ) is supported.
  • He does so, prompting the linesman to semaphore the word ‘offside’ with his arresting flag.
  • The 'Orel' fired an accidental shot (which she immediately reported by semaphore). Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima
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