Telegraphy in a sentence

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Definition of Telegraphy

  • The science or art of constructing, or of communicating by means of, telegraphs; as, submarine telegraphy.
  • apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
  • communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire

How to use telegraphy in a sentence. Telegraphy pronunciation.

Thus, in the style of telegraphy, as though he wrote in hot haste.
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So telegraphy, photography, phonography, and all such inventions and wonderful arts, were at one time hidden mysteries: the human reality discovered and brought them out from the plane of the invisible to the plane of the visible.
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Alas, for Justine Delande, she was so busied with her mute telegraphy to Alan Hawke that she never saw the startling family likeness of the two women so eagerly watched by Hugh Johnstone.
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And so it has happened that many of the greatest discoveries of science, though fully known and realised in the past by the initiated few, were never disclosed to the many until recent years, when 'wireless telegraphy' and 'light-rays' are accepted facts, though these very things were familiar to the Egyptian priests and to that particular sect known as the 'Hermetic Brethren,' many of whom used the 'violet ray' for chemical and other purposes ages before the coming of Christ.
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Wireless telegraphy was also an ordinary method of communication between them, and they had their 'stations' for it in high towers on certain points of land as we have now.
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The old University of New York-where Professor Morse conducted his great experiments in telegraphy, where Samuel Colt in his tower workroom perfected his revolver, where the Historical Society of New York was first established and where many of our most distinguished citizens received their education-was never a financial success.
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I soon learned that he was newly graduated from a school of telegraphy, and that this was his first position.
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Sir Francis Ronalds, F. R. S., and his Works in connection with Electric Telegraphy in 1816_, by J. Sime, 1893.
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Up to the year 1816, the best device for the application of electricity to telegraphy had involved a separate wire for each letter of the alphabet, but in that year Francis Ronalds constructed a successful line making use of a single wire.
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Life was never so full of joy to me, as when a poor boy I began to think out improvements in telegraphy, and to experiment with the cheapest and crudest appliances.
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Through the favor of the telegraph operator, whose child's life he had saved when the little one was nearly under the wheels of a train, young Edison was enabled to study telegraphy.
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Before the youth had seen a practical keyboard, he had mastered the principles of telegraphy, and succeeded, by reason of the knowledge obtained in this way, in getting a position as an operator.
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Wireless telegraphy has been discovered, and the source of the spread of certain fevers.
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During the terrible civil war in the United States there was among the Negroes of the South what was known as the grapevine telegraphy, by which the coloured people in remote sections often had news of success or disaster to the army of "Uncle Abraham," as they loved to call President Lincoln, long before the whites had any knowledge of what had occurred.
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His wonderful system of telegraphy by means of torches, which he says he put in practice at the siege of Olympack, and which he describes as if it were his own invention, he had doubtless read in Polybius, and it seemed a good thing to introduce into his narrative.
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They were inducted into the cavalry, infantry, field and coast artillery, radio (wireless telegraphy, etc.), medical corps, ambulance and hospital corps, sanitary and ammunition trains, stevedore regiments, labor battalions, depot brigades and engineers.
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Here the radio (wireless telegraphy) company received its quota of the latest type of French instruments, a battery plant was established and a full supply of wire and other equipment issued to Companies B and C.
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Our psychical research people give us conclusive proof of mental telepathy or telegraphy between finite minds.
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The news that Lewis no longer followed in Folly's train permeated his world with a rapidity that has no parallel outside of London except in the mental telegraphy of aboriginal Africa.
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Elsewhere I have spoken of the extraordinary system of telegraphy that exists among the blacks.
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Examples of Telegraphy

Example #1
From Switzerland came two letters, much more satisfactory in tone and contents.
Example #2
Sorry he could not let Nancy know before; would visit her on his return.
Example #3
There was even a time when the qualities of this iron which you see—indeed of all the metals—were hidden mysteries; men discovered this metal, and wrought it in this industrial form.
Example #4
Moreover, these existing sciences, arts, laws, and endless inventions of man at one time were invisible, mysterious, and hidden secrets; it is only the all-encompassing human power which has discovered and brought them out from the plane of the invisible to the plane of the visible.
Example #5
But the keen-eyed Alan Hawke saw the girl's fascinated gaze.
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Rich color and flowers and diamonds heightened the splendid loveliness of the woman who "looked like a queen in a play that night.