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electro- +‎ telegraphy


electrotelegraphy (uncountable)

  1. (dated) The art or science of constructing or using the electric telegraph; the transmission of messages by means of the electric telegraph.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for electrotelegraphy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)