Definition of Morse code

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
Generic synonyms: Code
Terms within: Dit, Dot, Dah, Dash



Definition of Morse code

1. Proper noun. A character code represented by dots and dashes (or short and long pulses), originally used to send messages by telegraph, later by flashes of light or by radio. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morse Code

Morquio
Morquio's disease
Morquio's syndrome
Morquio-Ullrich disease
Morrigan
Morrigu
Morris
Morris chair
Morris column
Morris columns
Morrison
Morristown
Morrow's honeysuckle
Mors
Morse
Morse code (current term)
Morse function
Morse functions
Morse theory
Mort
Morta
Mortierella
Mortimer
Morton
Morton's neuralgia
Morton's neuroma
Morton's plane
Morton's toe
Morus alba

Literary usage of Morse code

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1896)
"Some of the letters of the MoRSE-Code used by telegraphers are liable to be interchanged in transmission. General WILLIAM J. PALMER, President of the Rio ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the Morse code the dots and dashes representing letters and figures are of varying lengths, and hence a letter of the Morse code may consist of from 1 to ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1901)
"Except for submarine telegraphy, the Morse code for letters and numerals and the Phillips code ... A modification of the Morse code, called the Continental, ..."

4. Military Signal Corps Manual (1918)
"THE INTERNATIONAL MORSE OR GENERAL SERVICE CODE The international Morse code is the General Service Code for use by the Arm> of the United States and ..."

5. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1896)
"Some of the letters of the MoRSE-Code used by telegraphers are liable to be interchanged in transmission. General WILLIAM J. PALMER, President of the Rio ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the Morse code the dots and dashes representing letters and figures are of varying lengths, and hence a letter of the Morse code may consist of from 1 to ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1901)
"Except for submarine telegraphy, the Morse code for letters and numerals and the Phillips code ... A modification of the Morse code, called the Continental, ..."

8. Military Signal Corps Manual (1918)
"THE INTERNATIONAL MORSE OR GENERAL SERVICE CODE The international Morse code is the General Service Code for use by the Arm> of the United States and ..."

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