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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code; Send a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code.

Usage examples (36)
  • "You're up in all that kind of wigwag signal work, and perhaps now you could tell what it means."
  • Unlike the "wigwag" system, the whole letter is shown at once.
  • The absence of the "wigwag" system made it impossible to convey intelligible messages.
  • A "wigwag" flag may be easily made by sewing a white square of muslin in the centre of a red bandana handkerchief. for more
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