wigwag


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Words related to wigwag

send a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code

signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code

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Grab your flag and a copy of the wigwag alphabet for yourself and a friend.
While serving as a medical officer in Texas in 1856, he proposed that the Army use his visual communications system, called wigwag. When the US Army adopted his system on June 21,1860, the Signal Corps was born, with Meyer as the first and only signal officer.(1) The Signal Corps has implemented many technological advances since Meyer's time.
The MHD stacker includes a programmable oscillating inlet conveyor with a pinch roll at the top, a driven hugger-belt wigwag, flaps, lift, necessary frames and controls.
While serving as a medical officer in Texas in 1856, he proposed that the army use his visual communications system called wigwag. When the US Army adopted his system on June 21, 1860, the Signal Corps was born with Meyer as the first and only signal officer.
There, Signal Soldiers received training in both signaling duties (primarily wigwag and electric telegraphy) and weather reporting.
The first, in-line with a batch-off method, is to simply wigwag stack the strips into a basket after the strips are directly removed from a batch-off machine.
His dissertation contained the seeds of what would later become his famous wigwag signaling system.
Myer was granted permission by the War Department to test his proposed wigwag visual signaling system.
The mixer feed system can be modified to meet specific customer applications through the addition of a wigwag feeder (for masterbatch) with rotary knife, a bale cutter and vacuum hoist, load cells for weigh check on the charge conveyor, hinged sideboards for greater conveyor accessibility, etc.
Lee, where he demonstrated his "wigwag" system of flag signaling.
It is designed to accurately stack onto pallets continuous sheets of stock in a wigwag fashion up to five feet high.