Definition of Telegraph wire
1. Noun. The wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals.
Specialized synonyms: Phone Cord, Telephone Cord
Generic synonyms: Conducting Wire, Wire
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Literary usage of Telegraph wire
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."