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Ver"y's, or Ver"y, night signals (?). [After Lieut. Samuel W. Very, who invented the system in 1877.] (Naut.)

A system of signaling in which balls of red and green fire are fired from a pistol, the arrangement in groups denoting numbers having a code significance.


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