English version

telegraph in Telephone, telegraph topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtelegraphtel‧e‧graph1 /ˈteləɡrɑːf $ -ɡræf/ noun  1 [uncountable]TCT an old-fashioned method of sending messages using radio or electrical signals2 [countable]TCT a piece of equipment that receives or sends messages in this waytelegraphic /ˌteləˈɡræfɪk◂/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
telegraphHe provided a comprehensive network of farm buildings connected, it is said, by a telegraph system.Shortly thereafter, the two nations opened postal, telegraph, telephone, and telex links.Crowds gathered everywhere, in front of banks, the Merchants' Exchange, the telegraph offices.In other words, the announcer would kill time until the telegraph details started flowing again.