Variant of semaphore
- any apparatus for signaling, as the arrangement of lights, flags, and mechanical arms on railroads
- a system of signaling by the use of two flags, one held in each hand: the letters of the alphabet are represented by the various positions of the arms
- any system of signaling by semaphore
Origin: Fr sémaphore < Gr sēma, sign (see semantic) + -phoros: see -phore
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