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The spoken representation of a dash in radio and telegraph code.
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(Communications & Information) the long sound used in combination with the short sound dit, in the spoken representation of Morse and other telegraphic codes. Compare dash114
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an echoic word, the referent of which is a tone interval approximately three times the length of the dot, used to designate the dash of Morse code. Compare dit.
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|Noun||1.||dah - the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code|
international Morse code, Morse, Morse code - a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
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