Definition of field telegraph in English:

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field telegraph

noun

historical
A movable telegraph for use on campaign.
Example sentences
  • The British would, soon after, organize their first field telegraph trains in the Royal Engineers.
  • Signal stations were difficult to establish and much less effective in bad weather or at night - when torches were used instead of flags - but they were easier to lay out than field telegraph wire.

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