Definition of Telegraph line

1. Noun. The wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals.

Exact synonyms: Telegraph Wire, Telephone Line, Telephone Wire
Specialized synonyms: Phone Cord, Telephone Cord
Generic synonyms: Conducting Wire, Wire

Definition of Telegraph line

1. Noun. A wire strung between two locations allowing telegraphic communication between them. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telegraph Line

telegraph code
telegraph codes
telegraph form
telegraph key
telegraph line (current term)
telegraph operator
telegraph plant
telegraph pole
telegraph post
telegraph posts
telegraph wire
telegraphic signal

Literary usage of Telegraph line

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"An instruction, in an action for damages by erecting a telegraph line, that the jury know what "actual damages mean (the digging of the holes and the ..."

2. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"1843 —JUNE 13, 1844 Work on first telegraph line begun. — Gale, Fisher, and Vail appointed assistants. — FOJ Smith to secure contract for trenching. ..."

3. Journal by United States Congress Senate (1895)
"... the discussion on the paper by Professor Ayrton and Mr. Whitehead on "The Best " Resistance for the Receiving Instrument on a Leaky Telegraph " Line. ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"Description in judgment of condemnation for telegraph line along railroad right of way, satisfying the state law under state decisions, though not fixing ..."

5. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"... Branch telegraph line. 8. With the consent of the Governor-General in Council extra wires mny at any time be added by the Telegraph Department for the ..."

6. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"telegraph line from the Central Pacific ... and the locate, construct, finish, and maintain a railroad and telegraph line be- ..."

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