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signal corps

  1. a branch of the army responsible for military communications, meteorological studies, and related work.
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Origin of signal corps

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for signal corps

Historical Examples

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

    The Secret Service.

    Albert D. Richardson

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

    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.