Definitions of signal

  1. To give signals.
  2. To make signals to; communicate by signals.
  3. To communicate by signals; as, to signal orders.
  4. To notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor.
  5. To indicate by signs; make signs to.
  6. To make signs; to communicate with someone by means of flags, lights, etc.
  7. 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"
  8. To announce by signal; to make signals to.
  9. To convey by signals.
  10. any communication that encodes a message; " signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
  11. an electric quantity ( voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
  12. 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.
  13. A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.
  14. A sign agreed upon, or intended to be understood, for giving notice, as of danger, especially at a distance; a token.
  15. Signaler.
  16. A sign for giving notice, generally at a distance: token: the notice given.
  18. A sign to give notice; notice given.
  19. A sign agreed upon or understood, as conveying information.
  20. Signaling.
  21. A sign intended to give notice or communicate intelligence; the notice given.
  22. Anything employed to attract the eye of others at a distance; notice given.
  23. Signally.
  24. notably out of the ordinary; " the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party"
  25. Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence.
  26. Of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.
  27. Extraordinary; distinguished from the commonplace by some mark or sign; remarkable; as, a signal success; pertaining to signals; as, a signal flag.
  28. To make signals to: to convey by signals:- pr. p. signalling; pa. t. and pa. p. signalled.
  29. Having a sign: remarkable: notable: eminent.
  30. remarkable; notable.
  31. To make signals to; indicate by signals.
  32. Remarkable; conspicuous.
  33. Distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable.
  34. Distinguished from what is ordinary; memorable; notable.