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1. telegraph

noun. ['ˈtɛləˌgræf'] apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code).

Synonyms

  • telegraphy
  • apparatus

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • télégraphe (French)
  • -graphe (French)

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Rhymes with Telegraph

  • allograph
  • autograph
  • choreograph
  • echograph
  • hectograph
  • intergraph
  • lithograph
  • mimeograph
  • monograph
  • paragraph
  • paragraph
  • pendergraph
  • phonograph
  • photograph
  • polygraph
  • reprograph
  • riffraff
  • spectrograph

How do you pronounce telegraph?

Pronounce telegraph as ˈtɛləˌgræf.

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2. telegraph

verb. ['ˈtɛləˌgræf'] send cables, wires, or telegrams.

Synonyms

  • cable
  • telecommunicate

Etymology

  • télégraphe (French)
  • -graphe (French)

Sentences with telegraph


1. Noun, singular or mass
It will take a while to get through the vast collection of inventions, artifacts and exhibits inside, including versions of the telegraph, telephone, X-ray machine, light bulbs, phonographs and the stock ticker.

2. Verb, base form
Those are just some of the duds you should wear in Europe if your goal is to telegraph "I'm a tourist!"

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