[ sahyn-on, -awn ]
/ ˈsaɪnˌɒn, -ˌɔn /
Radio and Television. the opening salutation, station identification, etc., at the beginning of the broadcast day.
an act or instance of signing on.
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Origin of sign-on
First recorded in 1880–85; noun use of verb phrase sign on
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Examples from the Web for sign-on
The small number can be attributed to the fact that the men, like the assembly, had to sign-on without knowing their destiny.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education