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Morse code

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
Morse codeMorse code /ˌmɔːs ˈkəʊd $ ˌmɔːrs ˈkoʊd/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TCTa system of sending messages in which the alphabet is represented by signals made of dots (=short signals) and dashes (=long signals) in sound or lightin Morse code 🔊 a message in Morse code
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Morse codeMcAlister reached for his fork and tapped out a rhythm, a signal, a Morse code.The sister already knew Morse code.By that same candlelight I read a magazine article about the gradual phasing out of the supposedly antiquated system of Morse Code.He tapped the pencil tip on the paper. Morse code.Look at the Morse code chart and, using a torch, try to spell out your name.
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