OTHER WORDS FROM telegraphte·leg·ra·pher [tuh-leg-ruh-fer] /təˈlɛg rə fər/ especially British, te·leg·ra·phist, nounpre·tel·e·graph, adjectivere·tel·e·graph, verbun·tel·e·graphed, adjective
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How to use telegraph in a sentence
The telegraph had been invented about 40 years earlier, giving meteorologists the ability to communicate quickly between disparate locations—a prerequisite for predicting how storms will evolve.
Bringing inventions “to scale” in large markets was precisely the aim of big companies such as General Electric or American Telephone & Telegraph, which was then the national telephone monopoly.What made the last century’s great innovations possible?|Jon Gertner|March 18, 2022|Science News
Messages from across the Atlantic used to come by boat, she says, then came copper cables to relay telegraph dispatches in the 1840s.Materials of the last century shaped modern life, but at a price|Carolyn Wilke|January 28, 2022|Science News
In exchange for allowing it to provide universal telephone service, the US government required AT&T to stay out of other communication businesses, first by selling its telegraph subsidiary and later by steering clear of computing.
In May 1861, federal agents descended on Northern telegraph offices and seized transcribed messages in bulk.Modern capitalism is inseparable from surveillance|Josh Lauer, Kenneth Lipartito|September 22, 2021|Washington Post
The Daily Telegraph's Lisa Armstrong called the show a "stupendously vacuous enterprise."Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obama said, through laughter, according to an eyewitness report of the meeting in The Telegraph.When Your Royalty Met Ours: Kate Meets Bey Courtside|Tom Sykes|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr Obama said, through laughter, according to an eyewitness report of the meeting in The Telegraph.
The Telegraph reports that he is fluent in Swahili and a keen zoologist.How A British Aristocrat Used Big Game Hunter’s Sperm To Get Pregnant Without His Permission|Tom Sykes|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Unlike Turkey or Egypt, we have no art-historical tradition,” he told The Telegraph in 2002.The Mysterious Death of the Art World’s Favorite Sheikh|Lizzie Crocker|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the telegraph office a young signaler was sending a thrilling message to Umballa, Lahore and the north.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
As there were no telegraph lines, another way had to be provided by which messages might be quickly sent.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Flocks of birds seemed to sing through the air, striking against the telegraph wires.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
Suppose he should receive an acceptance by letter or telegraph but deny it, and insist that no contract had been made.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He proceeded to the tall telegraph pole and swarmed quickly up it.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
British Dictionary definitions for telegraph
- a device, system, or process by which information can be transmitted over a distance, esp using radio signals or coded electrical signals sent along a transmission line connected to a transmitting and a receiving instrument
- (as modifier)telegraph pole