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Definition of Signal


  1. A sign made for the purpose of giving notice to a person of some occurence, command, or danger; also, a sign, event, or watchword, which has been agreed upon as the occasion of concerted action.
  2. A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.
  3. Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence.
  4. Of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.
  5. To communicate by signals; as, to signal orders.
  6. To notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor.
More "Signal" Quotations

Signal Translations

signal in Afrikaans is teken
signal in Danish is tegn
signal in Dutch is een sein geven, seinen
signal in Finnish is merkki
signal in French is signal, signalons, signalez, signe, signaler
signal in German is Zeichen, Signal
signal in Italian is segnale
signal in Portuguese is sinal, aceno