Definition of Morse

1. Noun. A telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals).

Exact synonyms: International Morse Code, Morse Code
Generic synonyms: Code
Terms within: Dit, Dot, Dah, Dash



2. Noun. United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872).

Definition of Morse

1. n. The walrus. See Walrus.

2. n. A clasp for fastening garments in front.

Definition of Morse

1. Proper noun. (surname from=given names dot=), variant of Morris, from the given name Maurice. ¹

2. Noun. A Walrus. ¹

3. Noun. A clasp used to fasten a cape in the front, usually decorative. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Morse

1. designating a code used in telegraphy [adj]

Medical Definition of Morse

1. The walrus. See Walrus. Origin: F. Morse, Russ. Morj'; perh. Akin to E. Mere lake; cf. Russ. More sea. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Morse Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morse

morris dancers
morris dancing
morrised
morrises
morrising
morro
morros
morrot
morrots
morrow
morrows
morrowtide
mors
mors thymica
morsal
morse
morse alphabet
morsel
morseled
morseling
morselled
morselling
morsels
morses
morsicatio
morsicatio buccarum
morsitation
morsulus
morsure
morsures

Literary usage of Morse

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"Morse took part in the skirmishes at Plancoet on the 8th and ... In 1701 Morse served in the expedition against Belleisle, off the coast of Brittany, ..."

2. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898)
"Morse offered his telegraph to the US government for $100000. but, ... The patent then passed into private hands, and the Morse system became the property ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Morse, Sidney. Boy on the farm and life as he sees It. Craftsman. ... Morse, William Northrop. Daffodils in a winter room; poem. Outlook. 91: 434. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1880)
"The Memorial of Samuel FB Morse, Alfred Vail, and Amos Kendall, ... B. 50965 Morse. A Geographical, Statistical and Ethical View of the American ..."

5. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"While this debate over the merits of the penny newspaper as a spreader of news and information was under way, Samuel FB Morse was about to give a public ..."

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