radiotelegraphy (s) (noun)
, radiotelegraphies (pl)
1. The use of electromagnetic waves to transmit and receive information, as in sound broadcasts or two-way communication, without the need for connecting wires.
2. Communication that takes place by means of radio waves.
3. An electronic device for receiving sound broadcasts transmitted via radio signals.
4. An electronic device used to send and receive radio signals, used for two-way communications.
5. The broadcasting by radio of programs (news, music, talk shows, etc.) for the public.
6. Radio broadcasting as an industry or profession.
stenotelegraphy (s) (noun)
, stenotelegraphies (pl)
Telegraphy using an abbreviated code.
telamnesia (s) (noun) (no plural)
Poor recollections about events of a distant past: Linda's great-grandmother was so very old and so many years had past that she was experiencing telamnesia and couldn't remember occurrences that had happened a long time ago.
Telautograph, Tel Autograph (s) (noun)
; Telautographs, Tel Autographs (pl)
A facsimile telegraph for reproducing writing, pictures, maps, etc.
In the transmitter the motions of the pencil are communicated by levers to two rotary shafts, by which variations in current are produced in two separate circuits.
In the receiver these variations are utilized by electromagnetic devices and levers to move a pen as the pencil moves.
telebarograph (s) (noun)
, telebarographs (pl)
A barograph or an instrument used to make a continuous recording of atmospheric pressure which is recorded at a distance by means of electricity.
telebarometer (s) (noun)
, telebarometers (pl)
A scientific instrument used to measure air pressure: A telebarometer shows tendencies that can forecast short term changes in the weather.
telebinocular (s) (noun)
, telebinoculars (pl)
1. A stereoscopic instrument for determining various eye defects, measuring visual acuity or fusion of images, and conducting orthoptic training.
2. A prism-refracting instrument for use in orthoptic training.
telecardiogram (s) (noun)
, telecardiograms (pl)
An electrocardiogram recorded at a distance from the subject being tested: The telecardiogram utilizes a galvanometer in the laboratory that is being connected by a wire with the patient in another room.
telecardiography (s) (noun)
, telecardiographies (pl)
The recording of an electrocardiogram by transmission of impulses to a site at a distance from a patient.
telecardiophone (s) (noun)
, telecardiophones (pl)
A specially constructed stethoscope by means of which heart sounds can be heard by listeners at a distance from the patient.
, telecasts (pl)
To broadcast programs on television.
, more teleceptive, most teleceptive
A reference to a teleceptor which measures nerve endings like those in the eyes, ears, and nose.
teleceptor (s) (noun)
, teleceptors (pl)
A sensory nerve terminal which is sensitive to stimuli originating at a distance; such nerve endings exist in the eyes, ears, and nose.
telecheiric, telechiric (adjective)
, more telecheiric, telechiric, most telecheiric, telechiric
Relating to the application of a device which carries out manipulative operations under the control of a person who is not in the immediate vicinity, but who receives feedback from sensors in the device; also applied to a process or system involving such devices.
telecheirograph, telechirograph (s) (noun)
; telecheirographs, telechirographs (pl)
A telautograph or a telegraphic apparatus by which writing or drawing is done with a pen or pencil at the transmitting end and which is reproduced in facsimile at the receiving end, by means of an electric current conveyed along a wire, and (in the usual forms of the instrument) communicating movements to the receiving pen corresponding to those made with the transmitting pen or pencil.