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signal

noun

1 signal

Any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message:
— Signals from the boat suddenly stopped.

synonyms: sign, signaling.

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Polish: sygnał



2 signal

Any incitement to action.

3 signal

An electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes.

Dutch: sein, signaal

verb

1 signal

Communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs:
— The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu.

synonyms: sign, signalise, signalize.

Dutch: seinen

2 signal

Be a signal for or a symptom of:
— The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued.

synonyms: bespeak, betoken, indicate, point.

Dutch: aanduiden, wijzen op, duiden, wijzen
Polish: sygnał

adjective

1 signal

Notably out of the ordinary.

Roget 151: happening etc. v.; going on, doing, current; in the wind, in the air, afloat; on foot, afoot, on the tapis; at issue, ... show more

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 642: important; of importance etc. n.; momentous, material; to the point; not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at; egregious; weighty etc. (influential) ... show more


Moby thesaurus: ALGOL, COBOL, CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, EDP, FORTRAN, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, Roman candle, Teletype, Wirephoto, aid to navigation, alarm, alert, alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, amber light, angular data ... show more.

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