dictagraph

n. telephonic device with highly sensitive transmitter (often used in eavesdropping)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dictagraph — Dic ta*graph (d[i^]k t[.a]*gr[.a]f). Var. of {Dictograph}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joan-Eleanor system — The Joan Eleanor system (or J E for short) was a high frequency radio system developed during World War II for use by agents working behind enemy lines to relay information and replaced the earlier S Phone system used by agents.cite book | last …   Wikipedia

  • Dic|to|graph — «DIHK tuh graf, grahf», noun. Trademark. a machine with a transmitter so sensitive that no mouthpiece is needed, capable of recording in one room sounds or conversation made in another. Also, dictagraph. ╂[American English < Latin dictum thing …   Useful english dictionary

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