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Origin of sign-off
Example sentences from the Web for sign-off
They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
It was hard not to take it as a sign, a personal comment on my own Jewish dating failings.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.
Idly his pen traced upon the paper in front of him a large X, the sign of the unknown quantity.Uncanny Tales|Various
Here they are seldom abundant, but their constant presence is the most reliable urinary sign of the disease.
Waxy casts are found in most advanced cases of nephritis, where they are an unfavorable sign.
British Dictionary definitions for sign-off
Idioms and Phrases with sign-off
Announce the end of a communication, especially a broadcast. For example, There's no one there now; the station has signed off for the night. [c. 1920]
Stop talking, become silent, as in Every time the subject of marriage came up, Harold signed off. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
Express approval formally or conclusively, as in The President got the majority leader to sign off on the tax proposal. This usage is colloquial.