Translation of semaphore in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (code) código (masculine) de señalesExample sentences1.2 countable/numerable semaphore (signal) semáforo (masculine)
- The development of spin off technologies, such as the telegraph and semaphore flags, linked Civil War commanders on the first information net.
- Use of semaphore flags was limited to within range of telescopes in earlier days and binoculars today.
- She can calculate the location of a missing ice cream man from hints in photographs, she can build an action figure replica of her father from scratch, and she can use semaphore to pass messages between two feuding brothers.
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