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  • 1 telegraph — telegrapher /teuh leg reuh feuhr/; esp. Brit., telegraphist, n. /tel i graf , grahf /, n. 1. an apparatus, system, or process for transmitting messages or signals to a distant place, esp. by means of an electric device consisting essentially of a …

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  • 2 wire — I. n. Metallic thread. II. v. a. 1. Put upon a wire. 2. Bind with wire. 3. Ensnare by wires. 4. (Recent.) Telegraph, convey by electric telegraph, report by telegram …

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  • 3 railroad — /rayl rohd /, n. 1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. 2. an entire system… …

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  • 4 Charles Wheatstone — Wheatstone, drawn by Samuel Laurence in 1868 Born 6 …

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  • 5 Telegraphy — (from the Greek words (τηλε) = far and (γραφειν) = write) is the long distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters. Radiotelegraphy or wireless telegraphy transmits messages using radio. Telegraphy includes… …

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  • 6 technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 7 Samuel F. B. Morse — Infobox Celebrity name = Samuel F. B. Morse caption = Samuel Finley Breese Morse, ca. 1845 birth date = birth date|1791|4|27|mf=y birth place = Charlestown, Massachusetts death date = death date and age|1872|4|2|1791|4|27|mf=y death place = 5… …

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  • 8 Weather forecasting — weather forecaster redirects here. For other uses, see Weatherman (disambiguation). Forecast of surface pressures five days into the future for the north Pacific, North America, and north Atlantic ocean. Weather forecasting is the application of… …

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  • 9 Atmospheric electricity — is the regular diurnal variations of the Earth s atmospheric electromagnetic network (or, more broadly, any planet s electrical system in its layer of gases). The Earth’s surface, the ionosphere, and the atmosphere is known as the global… …

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  • 10 Traffic Control — ➡ law enforcement * * * Introduction       supervision of the movement of people, goods, or vehicles to ensure efficiency and safety.       Traffic is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. The movement typically occurs… …

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  • 11 Ffestiniog Railway — Heritage Railway name = Ffestiniog Railway caption = Two trains passing at Tan y Bwlch, c. 1900 locale = Wales terminus = Porthmadog linename = Festiniog Railway Company builtby = Festiniog Railway Company originalgauge = RailGauge|23.5… …

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  • 12 Grand Crimean Central Railway — The Grand Crimean Central Railway was built in 1855 during the Crimean War. Its purpose was to supply ammunition and provisions to Allied soldiers engaged in the siege of Sevastopol who were stationed on a plateau between Balaclava and Sevastopol …

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  • 13 telephone — telephoner, n. /tel euh fohn /, n., v., telephoned, telephoning. n. 1. an apparatus, system, or process for transmission of sound or speech to a distant point, esp. by an electric device. v.t. 2. to speak to or summon (a person) by telephone. 3.… …

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  • 14 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 15 Toyota Prius — Infobox Automobile name=Toyota Prius manufacturer=Toyota Motor Corporation similar=Honda Civic Hybrid class=Hybrid car layout=FF layout production=1997–presentThe Toyota Prius [ˈpri.əs] is a hybrid electric mid size car developed and manufactured …

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  • 16 Bob Dylan — Dylan redirects here. For other uses, see Dylan (disambiguation). This article is about the musician. For his debut album, see Bob Dylan (album). Bob Dylan Dylan onstage at the Azkena Rock Festival, Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain, June 26, 2010 …

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  • 17 radio — /ray dee oh /, n., pl. radios, adj., v., radioed, radioing. n. 1. wireless telegraphy or telephony: speeches broadcast by radio. 2. an apparatus for receiving or transmitting radio broadcasts. 3. a message transmitted by radio. adj. 4. pertaining …

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  • 18 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 19 List of company name etymologies — This is a list of company names with their name origins explained. Some origins are disputed. NOTOC #*20th Century Fox – Film studio; formed in 1935 through the merger of William Fox s Fox Film, and Twentieth Century Pictures. [… …

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  • 20 Media and Publishing — ▪ 2007 Introduction The Frankfurt Book Fair enjoyed a record number of exhibitors, and the distribution of free newspapers surged. TV broadcasters experimented with ways of engaging their audience via the Internet; mobile TV grew; magazine… …

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