Definitions for: Semaphore


[n] an apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms
[v] convey by semaphore, of information
[v] send signals by or as if by semaphore



Webster (1913) Definition: Sem"a*phore, n. [Gr. sh^ma a sign + fe`rein to bear:
cf. F. s['e]maphore.]
A signal telegraph; an apparatus for giving signals by the
disposition of lanterns, flags, oscillating arms, etc.

See Also: apparatus, communicate, intercommunicate, setup, sign, signal, signalise, signalize

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