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
The poll also signalled that Americans were comfortable with targeted military action again Iran in the worst-case scenario.
Stainless signalled higher BTUs coming out of the burners, bigger ovens, and so forth.
President Obama signalled his move to a middle strategy in his Tuesday meeting with Congressional leaders.
With his hat he signalled his brother to steer for the General Price, and on the two rams rushed, the Queen slightly ahead.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
In the evening hung about waiting for de Robeck who had signalled over to say he wanted to talk business.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It was afterwards ascertained that a mistake had been made in reference to the vessel that had signalled.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
He signalled the porter, who opened one of the big glass doors and signified that the countess could depart.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
He called to her, he rallied her; he signalled to Thyrsis to help him—to inspire her, to goad her to new endurance.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
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