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American English: /ˈtɛləˌɡræf/
British English: /ˈtɛlɪɡrɑːf/

Translation of telegraph in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (method)
    (before noun) (wire/cable)
    Example sentences
    • Miraculously, even the telegraph wires along which Morse code messages once pulsed still dangle in the breeze.
    • The mathematical description of heat flow linked his work on thermodynamics, the cooling of the Earth and even the flow of electrical signals through telegraph wires.
    • On 11 May 1874 the residents of Callington celebrated the connection by telegraph with Adelaide.
    1.2 countable (message)
    despacho (masculine) telegráfico

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    I telegraphed her to come at once
    le telegrafié para que viniera inmediatamente
    I telegraphed him $200
    le mandé un giro de or le giré 200 dólares
    1.2 (signal)
    (especially American English)
    Example sentences
    • But when such disputation is telegraphed to a wired world in real time, it can wreak havoc with U.S. diplomacy.
    • The PIC directed the removal of the power cords, which I acknowledged and telegraphed to the sergeant.
    • The Home Office has telegraphed to the police authorities intimating that a certain relaxation on the Lighting Regulation is permitted.
    Example sentences
    • He telegraphs a curious expression across the curious pseudo - restaurant that serves as the canteen in the bowels of Television Centre.
    • Owners emerge, eye contact is made, body language is telegraphed.
    • Unless this strategy takes account of the realpolitik of dealings with the EU, it too runs the risk of telegraphing the Government's intentions in a way that could cost a high price in negotiations, and in the years to come.

intransitive verb

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