Definition of Telegraph wire

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telegraph Wire

telegrammed
telegrammic
telegramming
telegrams
telegraph
telegraph code
telegraph codes
telegraph form
telegraph key
telegraph line
telegraph operator
telegraph plant
telegraph pole
telegraph post
telegraph posts
telegraph wire (current term)
telegraphed
telegrapher
telegraphers
telegraphese
telegrapheses
telegraphic
telegraphic signal
telegraphical
telegraphically
telegraphies
telegraphing
telegraphings
telegraphist
telegraphists

Literary usage of Telegraph wire

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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1869)
"AMERICAN COMPOUND telegraph wire. There is a growing tendency in this and other countries to employ larger wire for telegraph purposes, in order to obtain a ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1869)
"AMERICAN COMPOUND telegraph wire. Notwithstanding the many disadvantages attending the use of large telegraph wire, No. 4 has been adopted on important- ..."

3. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"The coating of telegraph wire with zinc as a protection against oxidation is now generally admitted to be the most efficacious method. ..."

4. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference-book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1898)
"TESTS OF telegraph wire. "he following data are taken from a ta.ble given by Mr. Prescott relating tests of EBB galvanized wire furnished the Western Union ..."

5. Machine Tool Operation by Henry D. Burghardt (1922)
"The American Wire Gage, also known as the Brown & Sharpe gage, is the generally accepted standard for copper wire (other than telephone and telegraph wire, ..."

6. Electricity and the Electric Telegraph by George Bartlett Prescott (1888)
"564 represents an apparatus designed and employed by Mr. Joseph B. Stearns for measuring the resistance of telegraph wire at the manufactory, ..."

7. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... while at this point the Mediterranean cable joins the telegraph wire along whose metal HOTEL ABBAT, ALEXANDRIA. thread the messages of war and commerce, ..."

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