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  1. semaphore

    • IPA[ˈseməˌfôr]

    美式

    • n.
      a system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions according to an alphabetic code;an apparatus for sending messages by semaphore, consisting of an upright with movable parts
    • v.
      send (a message) by semaphore or by signals resembling semaphore
    • verb: semaphore, 3rd person present: semaphores, gerund or present participle: semaphoring, past tense: semaphored, past participle: semaphored

    • noun: semaphore, plural noun: semaphores

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions according to an alphabetic code if you learn semaphore or the Morse code, you'll have a fun way to send messages
    • an apparatus for sending messages by semaphore, consisting of an upright with movable parts the room was long enough to need a semaphore to signal from one end to the other
    • a set of gestures intended to convey a message I saw Edward jumping up and down, performing an elaborate semaphore with his hat

    動詞

    • 1. send (a message) by semaphore or by signals resembling semaphore Josh stands facing the rear and semaphoring the driver's intentions
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    • IPA[ˈsɛməfɔː]

    英式

    • n.
      a system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions ... if you learn semaphore or the Morse code, you'll have a fun way to send messages
    • v.
      send (a message) by semaphore or by signals resembling semaphore: Josh stands facing the rear and semaphoring the driver's intentions to frustrated queues of following cars

    Oxford Dictionary