- a branch of the army responsible for military communications, meteorological studies, and related work.
Origin of signal corps
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for signal corps
Here, on the extreme summit, is an open tent of the Signal-Corps.
The Signal-Corps keep on the front; their services are of great value.
"Then I'll go back to town and set the signal-corps men to work," he said.The Last Shot
He has even picked up the Morse code, and only yesterday I found him relieving the signal-corps man at the key.The Code of the Mountains
Charles Neville Buck
It was strange to find this little station with two or three men of the signal-corps away out here in the wilderness.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled