(written as Morse code)A code utilized for transmitting messages in which each letter and number has a given sequence of dots and dashes, sent as short and long pulses. Alternatively, short and long flashes of light may be employed. Used in telegraphy, and although it is no longer utilized for communications at sea, it is still employed for the identification of aeronautical navigation beacons.
- noun a system for representing letters and numbers by using combinations of long or short beats, taps or beeps
(written as Morse code)an international code, in which letters of the alphabet are represented by combinations of short signals (dots) and long signals (dashes)