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Morse

[mawrs] /mɔrs/
noun
1.
Jedidiah
[jed-i-dahy-uh] /ˌdʒɛd ɪˈdaɪ ə/ (Show IPA),
1761–1826, U.S. geographer and Congregational clergyman (father of Samuel F. B. Morse).
2.
Samuel F(inley) B(reese)
[fin-lee breez] /ˈfɪn li briz/ (Show IPA),
1791–1872, U.S. artist and inventor: developer of the first successful telegraph in the U.S.; inventor of the most commonly used telegraphic code system.
4.
a male given name, form of Maurice.
adjective
5.
noting or pertaining to the Morse code or the system of communications using it.
6.
pertaining to any code resembling the Morse code.
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British Dictionary definitions for samuel finley breese morse

morse

/mɔːs/
noun
1.
a clasp or fastening on a cope
Word Origin
C15: from Old French mors, from Latin morsus clasp, bite, from mordēre to bite

Morse

/mɔːs/
noun
1.
Samuel Finley Breese (ˈfɪnlɪ briːz). 1791–1872, US inventor and painter. He invented the first electric telegraph and the Morse code
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Morse
  (môrs)   
American inventor who was a pioneer in the field of telegraphy and in 1844 introduced a telegraphic code for transmitting messages, which became known as Morse code.
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