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signal corps

noun
1.
a branch of the army responsible for military communications, meteorological studies, and related work.
Origin of signal corps
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • It was strange to find this little station with two or three men of the signal-corps away out here in the wilderness.

  • Here, on the extreme summit, is an open tent of the signal-corps.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
  • Already two runners had been despatched, and the signal-corps men were working frantically.

    Huts in Hell Daniel A. Poling
  • "Then I'll go back to town and set the signal-corps men to work," he said.

    The Last Shot Frederick Palmer
  • The signal-corps keep on the front; their services are of great value.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
  • He has even picked up the Morse code, and only yesterday I found him relieving the signal-corps man at the key.

    The Code of the Mountains Charles Neville Buck

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