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semaphorenoun [U]

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