1. [ noun ] a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
Synonyms: international_Morse_code Morse_code
Related terms: code dash dot
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 709
3. [ noun ] (fine art) United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
Synonyms: samuel_finley_breese_morse samuel_morse samuel_f._b._morse
Related terms: painter inventor
Similar spelling:   mors