morse: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (môrs), [key]
— n. Eccles.
  1. an ornamented metal clasp or brooch for fastening a cope in front.


Pronunciation: (môrs), [key]
— n.
  1. 1761–1826, U.S. geographer and Congregational clergyman (father of Samuel F. B. Morse).
  2. 1791–1872, U.S. artist and inventor: developer of the first successful telegraph in the U.S.; inventor of the most commonly used telegraphic code system.
  3. See
  4. a male given name, form of
  1. noting or pertaining to the Morse code or the system of communications using it.
  2. pertaining to any code resembling the Morse code.
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