signal  

  • Pronunciation of signal: S IH1 G N AH0 L ('sɪgnəl)

  • Number of syllables of signal: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of signal

  • Definition of signal

    • (n): any communication that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"  
    • (n): any incitement to action; "he awaited the signal to start"; "the victory was a signal for wild celebration"  
    • (n): an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (s): notably out of the ordinary; "the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party"  
  • Examples of signal

    • I received the signal from my friend.  
    • The tag is applied to the signal.  
    • The black rainstorm signal was issued.  
    • The signal device begins to beep.  
    • I can hear the caution signal.  
    • The positive signal is in the tip.  
    • The frequency of the signal remains constant.  
    • There was a tacit signal between two people.  
    • The analogue signal is re created.  
    • The sensor is responsive to the quotient signal.  

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