Sentence Examples


  • Etymologically the word implies that the messages are written, but its earliest use was of appliances that depended on visual signals, such as the semaphore or optical telegraph of Claude Chappe.
  • Jumping on it and dancing I did the semaphore and eyebrow movement that had immortalized the famous actor.
  • This prevents an aborted process from leaving a semaphore set in an inconsistent state.
  • Multiple threads must not initialize the same semaphore simultaneously.
  • A POSIX semaphore structure defines a single semaphore, not an array of up to twenty five semaphores.

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