verb (used with object), sig·naled, sig·nal·ing or (especially British) sig·nalled, sig·nal·ling.
verb (used without object), sig·naled, sig·nal·ing or (especially British) sig·nalled, sig·nal·ling.
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Origin of signal
OTHER WORDS FROM signal
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH signalsignal , single
Example sentences from the Web for signal
You go into hyperalert mode until the threat passes, and other hormones shut down your signaling loop.
“Ahhhmm-hmmmm,” our ranger periodically grunts, signaling our friendly intentions.Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?|Nina Strochlic|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vitter has been holding a series of town-hall meetings and tele-town-hall meetings, signaling the obvious intention.There’s No Getting Rid of David Vitter, America’s Most Contemptible Senator|Michael Tomasky|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bill Clinton tried to connect to voters by signaling his love of classic rock.
Doubly so since the DEA just moved to ban three more synthetic drugs, signaling a widening crackdown on the designer drug market.
Then there was signaling between the Montauk and her own neighbor destroyer about sailing formation in the danger zone.Tom Slade on a Transport|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
She knew of no others who would understand this ancient method of signaling.The Meadow-Brook Girls on the Tennis Courts|Janet Aldridge
Why didn't someone think of signaling him that he had been seen?The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
He leaned forward and rapped on the window, signaling the driver to stop.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
They drew almost into position, faster than light, faster than the signaling warnings could send their messages.The Ultimate Weapon|John Wood Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for signal
- a variable parameter, such as a current or electromagnetic wave, by which information is conveyed through an electronic circuit, communications system, etc
- the information so conveyed
- (as modifier)signal strength; a signal generator