Morse code

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noun \ˈmȯrs-\

Definition of Morse code

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of morse code

Samuel F. B. Morse


First Known Use: 1867


MORSE CODE Defined for English Language Learners

Morse code

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noun \ˈmȯrs-\

Definition of Morse code for English Language Learners

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


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