Definitions of signature

  1. A sign, stamp, or mark impressed, as by a seal.
  2. Especially, the name of any person, written with his own hand, employed to signify that the writing which precedes accords with his wishes or intentions; a sign manual; an autograph.
  3. An outward mark by which internal characteristics were supposed to be indicated.
  4. A letter or figure placed at the bottom of the first page of each sheet of a book or pamphlet, as a direction to the binder in arranging and folding the sheets.
  5. The printed sheet so marked, or the form from which it is printed; as, to reprint one or more signatures.
  6. That part of a prescription which contains the directions to the patient. It is usually prefaced by S or Sig. ( an abbreviation for the Latin signa, imperative of signare to sign or mark).
  7. To mark with, or as with, a signature or signatures.
  8. a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/ tv program
  9. your name written in your own handwriting
  10. The designation of the key ( when not C major, or its relative, A minor) by means of one or more sharps or flats at the beginning of the staff, immediately after the clef, affecting all notes of the same letter throughout the piece or movement. Each minor key has the same signature as its relative major.
  11. The name of a person written by himself; autograph; in music, flats or sharps placed after the clef to indicate the key; a sign placed after the key designation to indicate the time.
  12. A sign or mark: the name of a person written by himself: ( music) the flats and sharps after the clef to show the key.
  13. A person's name written by himself; characters indicating the key in music; folded sheet of a book.
  14. The signing of one's name or the name signed.
  15. A sign, stamp, or mark impressed; sign- manual; the name of a person written or subscribed by himself; a letter or figure by which the sheets are distinguished and their order designated, as a direction to the binder, or the sheet so distinguished.
  16. The name of a person written or subscribed by himself; a sign or mark impressed; in music, the sharps or flats placed after the clef to indicate the key of the piece; among printers, the letter or figure placed at the bottom of the first page of each sheet to indicate the number and order.
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