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Topic: TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH


telegraph

2 verb
     
telegraph2
1 [intransitive and transitive]TCT to send a message by telegraph:
Once he knew where we were, Lewis telegraphed every few hours.
2 [transitive] informal to let people know what you intend to do without saying anything:
A slight movement of the hand telegraphed his intention to shoot.
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