Morse code

noun \ˈmrs-\

: a system of sending messages that uses long and short sounds, flashes of light, or marks to represent letters and numbers

Full Definition of MORSE CODE

:  either of two codes consisting of variously spaced dots and dashes or long and short sounds used for transmitting messages by audible or visual signals
Morse code table

Origin of MORSE CODE

Samuel F. B. Morse
First Known Use: 1867


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