signal corps



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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for signal corps

Historical Examples of signal corps

  • The Signal-Corps keep on the front; their services are of great value.

    The Secret Service.

    Albert D. Richardson

  • Here, on the extreme summit, is an open tent of the Signal-Corps.

    The Secret Service.

    Albert D. Richardson

  • "Then I'll go back to town and set the signal-corps men to work," he said.

    The Last Shot

    Frederick Palmer

  • 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.