signal adj : notably out of the ordinary; "the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party"
1 any communication that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped" [syn: signaling, sign]
2 any incitement to action; "he awaited the signal to start"; "the victory was a signal for wild celebration"
3 an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
1 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" [syn: sign, signalize, signalise]
2 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" [syn: bespeak, betoken, indicate, point] [also: signalling, signalled]
- An indication given to another person.
- An on-off light, semaphore, or other device used to give an indication to another person.
- (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.
- Useful information.
- Czech: znamení , signál
- Dutch: signaal
- French: signal
- German: Signal
- Hebrew: אות , סיגנל
- Lithuanian: signalas
- Portuguese: sinal
- Russian: сигнал (signál)
- Spanish: señal
- Telugu: సంజ్ఞ (samjna) (1), సంకేతం (samkeatam) (1, 2)
- To indicate.
Signal, signals, signaling, or signalling may refer to:
- Signal (electrical engineering), a varying quantity that can carry information.
- Signal processing, the field of techniques used to extract information from signals
- Cell signaling, in biology, the system of communication that governs basic cellular activities and coordinates cell actions
- Signal (biology), an electrochemical communication activity in an organism
- Signal (computing), an event, message, or data structure transmitted between computational processes
- Signal programming, a variety of event-driven programming
- Signals and slots, a signal-driven software design pattern
- Signals used in various kinds of transport:
- Signals (military), a name that refers to military communications
- Signalling theory in biology, a theory stating how organisms signal their state to others
- Distress signal
- Smoke signal (See also :Category:Early telecommunications)
- Signalling (telecommunications), a part of some communication protocols
- Signal (band), a Bulgarian rock band
- Signals (album), an album by progressive rock band Rush
- Signal (magazine)
- Signal (toothpaste)
- Signal 1 and Signal 2 radio stations
- Signaal (now Thales Nederland), a Netherlands based defence company
- Signal Systems, a company of the McLean Group of Companies
- Any implicit, subtle, or disguised message, in situations such as:
- Signals in legal citations
- Kent (game) a card game also known as Signal or Kemp
signal in Arabic: إشارة
signal in Bulgarian: Сигнал (пояснение)
signal in Danish: Signal
signal in German: Signal
signal in Spanish: Señal
signal in French: Signal
signal in Italian: Segnale
signal in Latvian: Signāls
signal in Dutch: Signaal
signal in Japanese: 信号
signal in Norwegian: Signal
signal in Polish: Sygnał
signal in Simple English: Signal
signal in Sundanese: Sinyal (téhnik listrik)
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