Definition of Semaphoring

1. Verb. (present participle of semaphore) ¹



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Definition of Semaphoring

1. semaphore [v] - See also: semaphore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semaphoring

semantide
semantides
semantogram
semantograms
semantra
semantron
semantrons
semaphore
semaphore plant
semaphored
semaphores
semaphoric
semaphorical
semaphorically
semaphorin
semaphoring (current term)
semaphorins
semaphorist
semaphorists
semasiographic
semasiography
semasiological
semasiologies
semasiology
semata
sematic
sematology
sematrope
sematropes
semblable

Literary usage of Semaphoring

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1. Ancient Ships by Cecil Torr (1894)
"A purple flag was generally the signal for going into action, and there probably were flags of other colours ; but attempts were made at semaphoring with a ..."

2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1897)
"... his first intention of semaphoring to the Commander-in-Chief his doubt as to the signal," and then added that " it would be fatal to the best interests ..."

3. The Yale Literary Magazine by Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg, Yale University (1917)
"... that on Thursday morning there was to be squad, platoon and company close order drill, practice in grenade throwing, bayonet drill, semaphoring and ..."

4. "Over There" with the Australians by R. Hugh Knyvett (1918)
"... and soon pretty well every man who could find a footing on the rigging was semaphoring like mad: "Who are you? Where'd you come from? ..."

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