telegraph

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: tele‧graph

Noun[change]

Singular
telegraph

Plural
telegraphs

  1. A telegraph is an older instrument that was used for sending words and signals to people over far distances. Most people now use the telephone.
    I sent my mother a message using my telegraph to tell her that I was fine.

Verb[change]

Plain form
telegraph

Third-person singular
telegraphs

Past tense
telegraphed

Past participle
telegraphed

Present participle
telegraphing

  1. To telegraph means to send a message using a telegraph.

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