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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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1. Noun Phrase
Edison lived in the home in 1866, when he served as a telegraph operator for Western Union.

2. telegraph

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

Synonyms

  • cable
  • telecommunicate

Etymology

  • télégraphe (French)
  • -graphe (French)

3. operator

noun. ['ˈɑːpɝˌeɪtɝ'] (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation.

Synonyms

  • identity operator
  • mathematical function
  • identity element
  • mapping
  • linear operator
  • identity
  • single-valued function
  • function

4. operator

noun. ['ˈɑːpɝˌeɪtɝ'] an agent that operates some apparatus or machine.

Synonyms

  • telegraph operator
  • locomotive engineer
  • switchboard operator
  • elevator operator
  • company operator
  • radio operator
  • telephone operator
  • manipulator
  • engineer
  • telegraphist
  • hoister
  • motorman
  • railroad engineer
  • jockey
  • switchman
  • engine driver
  • telephonist
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • causal agent
  • telegrapher

Antonyms

  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility

5. operator

noun. ['ˈɑːpɝˌeɪtɝ'] someone who owns or operates a business.

Synonyms

  • man of affairs
  • supermarketeer
  • supermarketer

Antonyms

  • footer
  • walker
  • pedestrian

6. operator

noun. ['ˈɑːpɝˌeɪtɝ'] a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties.

Synonyms

  • wire-puller
  • opportunist
  • wheeler dealer
  • hustler

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • difference
  • hardware
  • malfunction

7. operator

noun. ['ˈɑːpɝˌeɪtɝ'] a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets.

Synonyms

  • plunger
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