wireless telegraphy


noun
  1. Now Rare. radiotelegraphy.

Origin of wireless telegraphy

1
First recorded in 1895–1900

Other words from wireless telegraphy

  • wireless telegraph, noun

Words Nearby wireless telegraphy

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How to use wireless telegraphy in a sentence

  • 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
  • wireless telegraphy is a mighty interesting subject at all times, and we passed many hours of our stay in discussing its future.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • Space and distance were annihilated by man's conquest of the air and the introduction of wireless telegraphy.

British Dictionary definitions for wireless telegraphy

wireless telegraphy

noun
  1. another name for radiotelegraphy

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