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wireless telegraphy

Now Rare. radiotelegraphy.
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wireless telegraph, noun Unabridged
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  • Might not the signals which he received have been sent from some passing ship fitted with wireless-telegraphy apparatus?

    Boys' Second Book of Inventions Ray Stannard Baker
  • It was a wireless-telegraphy station, the ear, the eye, the voice of Paris.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • At the middle line abaft the forward funnel casing were the wireless-telegraphy rooms and the operators' quarters.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
British Dictionary definitions for wireless-telegraphy

wireless telegraphy

another name for radiotelegraphy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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