Associations to the word «Morse»

Pictures for the word «Morse»


MORSE, proper noun. A surname​, variant of Morris, from the given name Maurice.
MORSE, proper noun. A village in Louisiana
MORSE, proper noun. A town in Saskatchewan
MORSE, proper noun. A CDP in Texas
MORSE, proper noun. A town in Wisconsin
MORSE, proper noun. Short for Morse code.
MORSE, noun. A clasp or fastening used to fasten a cope in the front, usually decorative. [from 15th c.]
MORSE, noun. (now rare) A walrus. [from 15th c.]
MORSE CODE, proper noun. A character code represented by dots and dashes (or short and long pulses), originally used to send messages by telegraph, later by flashes of light or by radio.
MORSE FUNCTION, noun. A real-valued function on a differentiable manifold such that, at each point in its domain where the function's differential is zero, the function's Hessian is nonsingular.
MORSE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of Morse function
MORSE KEY, noun. A device for transmitting Morse code by hand, still used by radio amateurs today. Also known as a telegraph key.
MORSE KEYS, noun. Plural of Morse key
MORSE THEORY, noun. (mathematics) The study of differentiable functions, the domain of each of which is a manifold and the codomain is the real line.

Dictionary definition

MORSE, noun. A telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals).
MORSE, noun. United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872).

Wise words

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