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telegraph plant

  

      n   a small tropical Asian leguminous shrub, Desmodium gyrans, having small leaflets that turn in various directions during the day and droop at night  
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telegraph  
      n  
1   
a    a device, system, or process by which information can be transmitted over a distance, esp. using radio signals or coded electrical signals sent along a transmission line connected to a transmitting and a receiving instrument  
b    (as modifier)  
telegraph pole     
2    a message transmitted by such a device, system, or process; telegram  
      vb  
3    to send a telegram to (a person or place); wire  
4    tr   to transmit or send by telegraph  
5    tr     (Boxing, informal)   to prepare to deliver (a punch) so obviously that one's opponent has ample time to avoid it  
6    tr   to give advance notice of (anything), esp. unintentionally  
7    tr     (Canadian)  
informal   to cast (votes) illegally by impersonating registered voters  
  telegraphist  
  telegrapher      n  


bush telegraph  
      n  
1    a means of communication between primitive peoples over large areas, as by drum beats  
2    a means of spreading rumour, gossip, etc.  
moccasin telegraph  
      n     (Canadian)  
informal   the transmission of rumour or secret information; the grapevine  
telegraph plant  
      n   a small tropical Asian leguminous shrub, Desmodium gyrans, having small leaflets that turn in various directions during the day and droop at night  

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telegraph

  

      n  
1    tape machine     (Stock Exchange)   teleprinter, telex  
2    cable, radiogram, telegram, telex, wire     (informal)  
      vb  
3    cable, send, telex, transmit, wire     (informal)  

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n.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
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