wireless telegraphy

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noun

Now Rare. radiotelegraphy.

Origin of wireless telegraphy

First recorded in 1895–1900
Related formswireless telegraph, noun
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Examples from the Web for wireless telegraphy

  • It was a wireless-telegraphy station, the ear, the eye, the voice of Paris.

    Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • At the middle line abaft the forward funnel casing were the wireless-telegraphy rooms and the operators' quarters.

  • Might not the signals which he received have been sent from some passing ship fitted with wireless-telegraphy apparatus?

British Dictionary definitions for wireless telegraphy

wireless telegraphy


noun

another name for radiotelegraphy
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