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Morse code / ˈmôrs/ • n. an alphabet or code in which letters are represented by combinations of long and short signals of light or sound.• v. [tr.] signal (something) using Morse code.

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Morse an alphabet or code in which letters are represented by combinations of long and short light or sound signals, named (in the mid 19th century) after Samuel F. B. Morse (1791–1872), American inventor.

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morse1 fastening of a cope. XV. — OF. mors — L. morsus bite, catch, f. mors-, pp. stem of mordēre bite.

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morse2 walrus. XV. ult. — Lappish moršša, whence Finnish morsu, Russ. morzh.

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morse3 signalling code invented by S. F. B. Morse (1791–1872). XIX.