Morse meaning

môrs
Designating or of a code, or alphabet, consisting of a system of dots and dashes, or short and long sounds or flashes, used to represent letters, numerals, etc. in telegraphy, signaling, and the like: the international (or continental) code was adapted from the original.
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Morse code.
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(person) 1791-1872; U.S. artist & inventor of the telegraph.
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A clasp or fastening used to fasten a cope in the front, usually decorative. [from 15th c.]
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(now rare) A walrus. [from 15th c.]
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Mores, omers, s'more, somer.
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A surname, variant of Morris, from the given name Maurice.
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A village in Louisiana.
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A town in Saskatchewan.
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A CDP in Texas.
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A town in Wisconsin.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
morse
Plural:
morses

Origin of morse

  • Origin uncertain. Compare Russian морж (morž, “walrus"), Saami morÅ¡a, Finnish mursu (all attested later).

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  • From Middle French mors, from Latin morsus (“bite; clasp"), from mordere (“to bite").

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