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Noun: Morse  mors
  1. A telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
    - Morse code, international Morse code
  2. United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    - Samuel Morse, Samuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Derived forms: Morses

Type of: artificer, code, discoverer, inventor, painter

Encyclopedia: Morse, Nicholas