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Signal

Signal

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Notably out of the ordinary
"The year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party"

noun


(2)   Any communication that encodes a message
"Signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
(3)   Any incitement to action
"He awaited the signal to start"
"The victory was a signal for wild celebration"
(4)   An electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes

verb


(5)   Be a signal for or a symptom of
"These symptoms indicate a serious illness"
"Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"
"The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
(6)   Communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
"He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture"
"The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An indication given to another person.
  2. An on-off light, semaphore, or other device used to give an indication to another person.
  3. (of a radio, TV, telephone, internet, etc) An electrical or electromagnetic action, normally a voltage that is a function of time that conveys the information of the radio or TV program or of communication with another party.
    I cannot get a signal.
  4. Useful information.

Verb



  1. To indicate.

Declension