What is telegraph?

  • (verb): Send cables, wires, or telegrams.
    Synonyms: cable, wire
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on telegraph:

Cooke And Wheatstone Telegraph - History
... In January 1837 Cooke proposed a design for a 60-code telegraph to the directors of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway ... In May 1837 Cooke and Wheatstone patented a telegraph system which used a number of needles on a board that could be moved to point to letters of the alphabet ... As at Liverpool, the electric telegraph was in the end rejected in favour of a pneumatic system with whistles ...
Lord Michael Pratt - Obituaries
... A scathing anonymous obituary published in The Daily Telegraph on 8 September 2007 described him as "an unabashed snob and social interloper on a grand scale" ... described the obituary as the "least hagiographic obit ever published in the Telegraph" ... A number of letters to the editor of The Daily Telegraph included one published on 11 September, which described the obituary as "mean-spirited", "in ...
Cooke And Wheatstone Telegraph
... The Cooke and Wheatstone telegraph was an early electrical telegraph system dating from the 1830s invented by English inventor William Fothergill Cooke and English scientist Charles ... It was the first telegraph system to be put into commercial service ... The change was motivated by the economic need to reduce the number of telegraph wires used, which was related to the number of needles ...
Cooke And Wheatstone Telegraph - Operation - Five-needle Telegraph
... The five-needle telegraph with twenty possible needle positions was six codes short of being able to encode the complete alphabet ... A great selling point of this telegraph was that it was simple to use and required little operator training ... The Paddington to West Drayton telegraph originally used six wires rather than five, although it was a five-needle system ...
Cooke And Wheatstone Telegraph - Inventors
... The telegraph arose from a collaboration between William Fothergill Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, best known to schoolchildren from the eponymous Wheatstone bridge ... Cooke had some ideas for building a telegraph prior to his partnership with Wheatstone and had consulted scientist Michael Faraday for expert advice ... Cooke's earlier ideas for a mechanical telegraph (involving a clockwork mechanism with an electromagnetic detent) were largely abandoned ...

More definitions of "telegraph":

  • (noun): Apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code).
    Synonyms: telegraphy