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Answer for the clue "The inspector’s messaging system? ", 10 letters:
morse code

Word definitions for morse code in dictionaries

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1867, earlier Morse key (1858), in honor of Samuel F.B. Morse (1791-1872), U.S. inventor who produced a system of telegraphic communication 1836. He invented both the recording telegraph and the alphabet of dots and dashes.

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment. The International Morse Code encodes the ISO basic Latin ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Morse code \Morse" code"\ (Teleg.) a telegraphic code, in which dots, dashes, and spaces represent letters, numbers, and other elements of text. The original code was invented by Samuel B. Morse. The code now mostly used is the International Morse code ...

Usage examples of morse code.

They pursued us but we were monitoring all the traffic to and from the ship, which was all Morse code.

You will spend this morning with Franz, forming a deep attachment with the Morse code.

Something to do with a German rear-echelon signals unit whose wireless operator played Morse code to the Gestapo as if it were a Mozart sonata.

And after I'd made enough of a stink, someone apparently said, 'You're British, you're a priest, you're a medical doctor, you can handle a rifle, you know Morse code, and most importantly of all, you're a fucking pain in the ass--so off you go!

There was an atmosphere of intense concentration, the only sound being the tap of Morse code as an operator told an agent she was receiving him loud and clear.

Tommy noticed that his head seemed to be cocked at a slight angle, as if he were listening to the Morse code that was crackling from the HQ-150's speaker across the room.

If the radio signal is turned on and off (as it is, when you're transmitting Morse code) then you hear a series of clicks in the ear piece each time the radio turns on.

I won't be talking out loud, Ill be snapping the switch on and off to send Morse code.

Sometimes signals were broadcast in Morse code, usually the letters X, V, O, or S.

At first I thought the squeaking was from the corpse, and looked around for more rocks, but then I realized it was Morse code.

The FBI man would bring an assortment of needed supplies, including flashlights to be used to send the prearranged recognition signal to the pilot in Morse code.