radio-telegraphy

radiotelegraphy

[rey-dee-oh-tuh-leg-ruh-fee]
noun
the constructing or operating of radiotelegraphs.

Origin:
1895–1900; radio- + telegraphy

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radiotelegraphy (ˌreɪdɪəʊtɪˈlɛɡrəfɪ)
 
n
Also called: wireless telegraphy a type of telegraphy in which messages (usually in Morse code) are transmitted by radio waves; its use is no longer widespread as it has been superseded by satellite technology
 
radiotelegraphic
 
adj
 
radiotele'graphically
 
adv

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