the art or practice of constructing or operating telegraphs.
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How to use telegraphy in a sentence
The newspaper column as we kno it is an artifact of telegraphy.
Then again, there was the question of wireless telegraphy, which had already come into force on board of these passenger ships.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' | British Government
(a) What installations for receiving and transmitting messages by wireless telegraphy were on board the Titanic?Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' | British Government
It was he who invented the great system of wireless telegraphy which is now used in nearly all big ships.Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
It is all telegraphy, but it all required an agreed and very limited code, and comparative nearness.Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
With a wire, a battery and Vail's alphabet, telegraphy is entirely possible without any other appliances.Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
British Dictionary definitions for telegraphy
a system of telecommunications involving any process providing reproduction at a distance of written, printed, or pictorial matter: See also facsimile (def. 2)
the skill or process of operating a telegraph
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