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How To Write Messages In Semaphore

What Is Semaphore?

This is a way of sending messages using flags.

These flags are usually square, each one divided diagonally, with each half in two contrasting colours, normally red and yellow.

The name comes from two Greek words: sema, meaning ‘sign’ and phero, meaning ‘to bear’ or ‘to carry’.  So, put together, they mean a sign carrier.

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