[ UK /tˈɛlɪɡɹˌæf/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛɫəˌɡɹæf/ ]
  1. apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
  1. send cables, wires, or telegrams
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How To Use telegraph In A Sentence

  • The Subaru then veered across the road and hit a telegraph pole, eventually becoming lodged between the pole and a tree.
  • Now the postrider was to the people of Revolutionary days what the telegraph or the telephone is to us today. Caesar Rodney's Ride
  • The Germans also launched a maladroit effort to entice Mexico into the war, exposed by the Zimmermann telegraph affair.
  • For those who don't know about Shannon, he was the father of information theory, which in its simplest form means he made possible the leap from telephones and telegraphs to computers.
  • But the designer decided to withdraw the shoes over fears they could become a lethal weapon if the wearer accidentally trod on someone else's foot, the Daily Telegraph reported.
  • With the public onside, the Department of Postal and Telegraphs was established in 1883 with Prince Bhanarungsi as director-general.
  • But the Swedish startup has been particularly insistent on coming to the U.S. market with a freemium, not paid-only, model. told the U. K.'s Telegraph last week that the company is paying the label royalties per user in only two countries, the U.K. and Spain. VentureBeat
  • Compare and contrast with The Daily Telegraph leader, headed: "We won't be fooled out of our referendum" – "bamboozled" in the print edition. Archive 2007-06-01
  • Such winkingly ostentatious nastiness and Mr. Pollock's habit of telegraphing violence rather than lingering over it make this violent book surprisingly easy to read and digest. The Comic-Grotesque Goes North
  • The ice was so thick that it brought down power, phone and telegraph lines. Times, Sunday Times
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