“Ahhhmm-hmmmm,” our ranger periodically grunts, signaling our friendly intentions.
And he was insistently waving his left hand, signaling for us to stop.
The results generally aligned with what polls and prediction models were signaling.
Sweeping ‘t’ bars sometimes soar above the ‘t’ stem, signaling goals far above the reach of ordinary mortals.
The surprisingly boring movie Contagion, has arrived, signaling the end of balmy youth for the field of infectious diseases.
But we had hardly walked a hundred steps after this remark when we saw the Babu running after us and signaling us to stop.
Then he sounded three whistles, signaling as the rules of the road provide.
One of them looked singularly like a rocket, of the kind which ships use for signaling purposes.
Mayo twitched the jingle bell, signaling release to the engineer.
It was not a type of signaling an unauthorized or uninformed passenger would expect.
late 14c., "visible sign, indication," from Old French signal, seignal "seal, imprint, sign, mark," from Medieval Latin signale "a signal," from Late Latin signalis (adj.) "used as a signal, pertaining to a sign," from Latin signum "signal, sign" (see sign (n.)). Restricted sense "agreed-upon sign (to commence or desist, etc.) is from 1590s. Meaning "modulation of an electric current" is from 1855.
"remarkable, striking, notable" ("serving as a sign"), 1640s, from French signalé, past participle of signaler "to distinguish, signal" (see signal (n.)).
1805, "to make signals to," from signal (n.). Related: Signaled; signaling. Earlier verb was signalize (1650s).