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Meaning of MORSE

Pronunciation:  mors

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
  2. [n]  United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
 

MORSE is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: international Morse code, Morse code, Samuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Samuel Morse
 
 See Also: artificer, code, dah, dash, discoverer, dit, dot, inventor, painter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Morse\, n. [F. morse, Russ. morj'; perh. akin to E. mere
    lake; cf. Russ. more sea.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The walrus. See {Walrus}.
    
    
  2. \Morse\, n. [L. morsus a biting, a clasp, fr. mordere to
    bite.]
    A clasp for fastening garments in front. --Fairholt.
    
    
 

 

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