Meaning of MORSE in English

MORSE

/mawrs/ , n.

1. Jedidiah /jed'i duy"euh/ , 1761-1826, U.S. geographer and Congregational clergyman (father of Samuel F. B. Morse).

2. Samuel F(inley) B(reese) /fin"lee breez/ , 1791-1872, U.S. artist and inventor: developer of the first successful telegraph in the U.S.; inventor of the most commonly used telegraphic code system.

3. See Morse code .

4. a male given name, form of Maurice .

adj.

5. noting or pertaining to the Morse code or the system of communications using it.

6. pertaining to any code resembling the Morse code.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .