Meaning of MORSE in English


n. & v.

--n. (in full Morse code) an alphabet or code in which letters are represented by combinations of long and short light or sound signals. & intr. signal by Morse code.

Etymology: S. F. B. Morse, Amer. electrician d. 1872, who devised it

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.