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semaphore

noun [U] uk   /ˈsem.ə.fɔːr/  us   /-fɔːr/
a system of communication using two flags held in your hands that are moved into different positions to represent different letters, numbers, or symbols
Translations of “semaphore”
in Vietnamese xêmapho…
in Spanish semáforo…
in Thai สัญญาณธง…
in Malaysian semafor…
in French sémaphore…
in German das Flaggenwinken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旗語…
in Indonesian semafor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旗语…
(Definition of semaphore from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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