suomi-englanti sanakirja

semaphore englannista suomeksi

  1. opastaa

  2. semafori, opastin

  1. Substantiivi

  2. opastin

  3. opastin, opastinjärjestelmä

  4. lippuviittoilu

  5. semafori

  6. Verbi

  7. viittoa

semaphore englanniksi

  1. Any equipment used for visual signalling by means of flags, lights, or mechanically moving arms, which are used to represent letters of the alphabet, or words.

  2. (quote-journal)|magazine=Review|The Quarterly Review|location=London|publisher=Murray (publisher)|John Murray,(nb...)|month=January|year=1820|volume=XXII|issue=XLIV|page=342|pageurl=|oclc=1009026207|passage=We must here take the liberty of expostulating with Sir Riggs Popham|Home Riggs Popham and the first Lord of the Admiralty, for having given to the telegraphic machine, invented by that gallant officer, the barbarous name of ''Semaphore'', instead of ''Sematophore'' or ''Semophore''—either of them ugly enough.|brackets=on

  3. (quote-journal)|location=London|publisher=Sold by the housekeeper, at the Society’s House,(nb...); printed by Curson Hansard|Thomas Curson Hansard,(nb...)|year=1821|volume=XXXIX|page=104|pageurl=|oclc=1015453113|passage=The large (smallcaps) of the Society was this Session voted to Harris Nicolas|(smallcaps), Esq. of the Inner Temple, for an Improvement on the (smallcaps), and for his method of adapting a shifting Key to Telegraphic Communications, for the purpose of insuring their Secrecy. A Model of Mr. N's Semaphore has been placed in the Repository of the Society.

  4. (quote-journal) and Bentley (publisher)|Richard Bentley,(nb...)|date=8 October 1831|volume_plain=part III|issue=35|page=392|pageurl=|oclc=933313799|passage=That the systems of telegraph and semaphore now in use are in a great measure use-''less'' by night, and totally so in a fog, cannot be doubted; and that a mode, both rapid and secret, would could be put into practice at small expense, in fact little more than the first cost, would be of essential utility to the Government of the country adopting it, is equally true.

  5. (RQ:Clarke His Natural Life)

  6. (quote-book)|location=Washington, D.C.|publisher=States Government Publishing Office|Government Printing Office|year=1879|pages=193–194|pageurl=|oclc=652297|passage=When, on long lines of stations, towers or other structures are used, it may be necessary, for greater speed, to sometimes employ semaphores for aerial telegraphy. ... Semaphores consist of a post with arms. The arms starting with about three feet in length, to be increased one foot for every mile. These arms are made movable by ropes passing over wheels or pulleys, and moved by a crank below.

  7. (RQ:Kipling Land & Sea Tales)

  8. (quote-journal)|date=19 July 1906|volume=LXXVIII|page=139|pageurl=|column=2|oclc=8530952|passage=It is essentially an emergency device, primarily for use on single track railroads, and is intended to place the control of semaphores at the several stations under the control of the dispatcher. By means of this signal the dispatcher may throw a semaphore to "stop position" at any desired point, regardless of the condition of the operator's instrument at that station, that is whether or not the key of his instrument on the dispatcher's wire is open.

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  11. (quote-book)|series=A Discworld Novel|seriesvolume=33|location=London|publisher=(publisher)|Doubleday|date=25 September 2004|isbn=978-0-385-60342-3|location2=London|publisher2=Corgi Books, (w)|year2=2005 (2014 printing)|pages2=149–150|pageurl2=|isbn2=978-0-552-16768-0|passage=He had got used to the clacks towers now. Sometimes it seemed as though every roof sprouted one. Most were the new shutter boxes installed by the Grand Trunk Company, but old-fashioned arm semaphores and even signal flags were still well in evidence.

  12. A visual system for transmitting information using the above equipment; especially, by means of two flags held one in each hand, using an alphabetic and numeric code based on the position of the signaller's arms; semaphore.

  13. (quote-journal), Taylor (editor)|Richard Taylor, and Phillips (chemist)|Richard Phillips|journal=Magazine|The London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science|location=London|publisher=Printed by Richard Taylor,(nb...), printer to the (w); sold by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman; ''et al.''|month=October|year=1834|volume=V (Third Series)|issue=28|page=241|pageurl=|oclc=230538090|passage=Its the article's object is to furnish a rule for determining the number of distinct signals which can be made by any semaphore, whatever be the number of arms or indicators, of whatever be the number of positions of each arm. In the Cyclopædia of Rees, the number of signals which the semaphores of the line of communication between Paris and Landau were capable of making, is stated to be 823,543, which is no less than 1,274,608 fewer than the real number, an error not arising from the press, but from the principle of computation.

  14. (RQ:Doyle Memories and Adventures)

  15. (quote-book)|year=2008|page=115|pageurl=|isbn=978-0-8032-1790-4|passage=As always in Lisbon, my heart throbbed semaphores to call Tónio.

  16. (quote-book)|year=2008|page=4|pageurl=|isbn=978-1-4165-6596-3|passage=Consider the wagging tail, the most basic semaphore in dog/human communication.

  17. (quote-book) and Reagan|Nancy Davis|location=Jackson, Miss.|publisher=(w)|year=2014|page=215|pageurl=|isbn=978-1-61703-980-5|passage=For a half-hour episode, "The Long Shadow" was unusually complex, a web spun out of deception and equivocation that untangles when Reagan|Ronald Reagan, transmitting his customized semaphores of concern (ridged brow, pursed lips, pained eyes), divulges the truth: ...

  18. A bit, token, fragment of code, or some other mechanism which is used to restrict access to a shared function or device to a single process at a time, or to synchronize and coordinate events in different processes.

  19. (ux)

  20. (quote-book), Thomas Ludwig, and Vaidy Sunderam|title=Parallel Virtual Machine – EuroPVM ’96: Third European PVM Conference, Munich, Germany, October 7–9, 1996: Proceedings|series=(w)|seriesvolume=1156|location=Berlin; Heidelberg|publisher=Science+Business Media|Springer-Verlag|year=1996|page=315|pageurl=|isbn=978-3-540-61779-2|issn=0302-9743|passage=Several synchronization techniques have been proposed and many of them have been adopted by parallel and distributed operating systems or parallel programming platforms. ... Semaphores represent another synchronization technique that is mainly used by traditional stand-alone operating systems.

  21. To signal using, or as if using, a semaphore, with the implication that it is done nonverbally.

  22. (quote-book)|edition=American|location=Washington, D.C.|publisher=States Government Publishing Office|Government Printing Office|year=1907|section=part III|page=539|pageurl=|oclc=1022830887|passage=The person intending to Semaphore will make the International Code Signal VOX (I am going to Semaphore to you), and set his Semaphore at the alphabetical sign ... with the Indicator out, and wait until the person to whom the Semaphore signal is to be made hoists his answering pennant (smallcaps). ... The British method of Semaphoring by flags held in the hand which is shown in plate VIII is exactly the same as the British Movable Semaphore system, which has just been explained, the positions of the apparatus which denote the letters, numbers, and special signs being, it will be seen, identical in each case, and the only difference being in the apparatus employed.

  23. (RQ:London Hearts of Three)

  24. (quote-book)|year2=2001|page2=478|pageurl2=|isbn2=978-0-19-280232-3|passage=Minutes later, unseen by the defenders, he semaphored back across the valley that he was going to make a fresh attempt.

  25. (quote-book)|year=2008|page=113|pageurl=|isbn=978-0-595-71233-5|passage=Near the concession stand on the east side of the park, she saw two familiar figures sitting on a bench in the shade of a large oak. Her father hailed her, wildly semaphoring with his hot dog.

  26. (quote-book)|year=2011|page=133|pageurl=|isbn=978-1-105-38755-5|passage=He can't hear what they're saying, but Jake is making angry movements with his hands and his taut posture semaphores, even to Daniel, his distinct displeasure.

  27. (quote-journal)|location=Washington, D.C.|publisher=The Atlantic Monthly Group|month=September|year=2012|issn=1072-7825|oclc=936540106|passage=Obama|Barack Obama doesn't merely evince blackness; he uses his blackness to signal and court African Americans, semaphoring in a cultural dialect of our creation—crooning (w) at the Apollo, name-checking Young Jeezy, regularly appearing on the cover of black magazines, weighing the merits of (w) versus (w), being photo­graphed in the White House with a little black boy touching his hair.