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Definition of Telegraph

Telegraph

  1. An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted visible or audible signals representing words or ideas, or by means of words and signs, transmitted by electrical action.
  2. To convey or announce by telegraph.

Telegraph Quotations

The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
Noam Chomsky

No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Alan Turing

The radio was an improvement on the telegraph but it didn't have the same exponential, transformative effect.
Alison Gopnik

To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph.
John Mortimer
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Telegraph Translations

telegraph in Afrikaans is telegrafeer
telegraph in Dutch is overseinen, telegraferen
telegraph in German is telegraphieren, Telegraf
telegraph in Swedish is telegraf

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