ETYM Greek sema a sign + pherein to bear: cf. French sémaphore.
An apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms.
Nosač znakova, telegraf znacima, pomorski telegraf; kod železnica: davač znakova koji se može upotrebljavati danju i noću.
1. To convey by semaphore, of information.
2. To send signals by or as if by semaphore.
Visual signaling code in which the relative positions of two moveable pointers or hand-held flags stand for different letters or numbers. The system is used by ships at sea and for railroad signals.
Dati znak, davati znak (ili znake), objaviti znakom. (lat.)