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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Terms

This list of telecommunications objects shows the preferred and non-preferred terms in the thesaurus under the category 'acoustic telegraphs by form'

Plural: blown telegraph
Broader Term: acoustic telegraph
Narrower Terms: horn telegraph  whistle telegraph  
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Plural: struck telegraphs
Broader Term: acoustic telegraph
Narrower Terms: bell telegraph  drum telegraph  
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