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Morse code(Encyclopedia)Morse code [for S. F. B. Morse], the arbitrary set of signals used on the telegraph (see code). It may also be used with a flash lamp for visible signaling. The international (or continental) Morse co...
Morse Code(Encyclopedia)Morse CodeInternational Morse CodeA· –B– · · ·C– · – ·D– · ·E·F· · – ·G– – ·H· · · ·I· ·J· – – –K– · –L· – · ·M– –N– ·O– – –P· – –...
code(Encyclopedia)code, in communications, set of symbols and rules for their manipulation by which the symbols can be made to carry information. By this extended definition all written and spoken languages are codes. ...
SOS(Encyclopedia)SOS, code letters of the international distress signal. The signal is expressed in International Morse code as …———… (three dots, three dashes, three dots). This combination was ...
code(Encyclopedia)code, in law, in its widest sense any body of legal rules expressed in fixed and authoritative written form. A statute thus may be termed a code. Codes contrast with customary law (including common la...
Morse, Jedidiah(Encyclopedia)Morse, Jedidiah, 1761–1826, American Congregational clergyman, b. Woodstock, Conn., grad. Yale, 1783. Licensed to preach in 1785, he taught and preached in various places before becoming (1789) mini...
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese(Encyclopedia)Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791–1872, American inventor and artist, b. Charlestown, Mass., grad. Yale, 1810. He studied painting in England under Washington Allston and achieved some success. He r...
Code Civil(Encyclopedia)Code Civil: see Code Napoléon.
Code Napoléon(Encyclopedia)Code Napoléon kôd näpôlôN´ [key] or Code Civilsvl´ [key], first modern legal code of France, promulgated by Napoleon I in 1804. The work of J. J. Cambacérès and a commission of four app...
QR code(Encyclopedia)QR code: see barcode.
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