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  • n  any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • n  any incitement to action
    he awaited the signal to start
    the victory was a signal for wild celebration
  • n  an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
  • v  communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu
  • v  be a signal for or a symptom of
    The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • s  notably out of the ordinary
    the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party

  • So van Lieshout and his colleagues decided to evaluate the impact of cell signals themselves; they tested the signals' effect on 61 medical devices and found that 26 (or 43%) were .
  • In gay bars these days, the men's costumes, with their coded signals, are so elaborate that even habitues are beginning to get confused.
  • In a sense, this signal is Tacan's compass needle.
News & Articles

  • Lone Signal's message: Don't wait for aliens to drop in, call them first
    By Miriam KramerSpace.comNEW YORK — A group of scientists, businessmen and entrepreneurs are tired of waiting around for E.T. to get in touch.Instead of passively listening for signs of intelligent life in the universe, the Lone Signal project is asking everyone with an Internet connection to help beam messages into outer space in an attempt to make our presence in the universe known.When Lone ...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Signal Generators Market - Communications Industry & APAC Region Leads by 2018 Says New Research Report at ...
    “Signal Generators Market by Products (Arbitrary Waveform, RF, Microwave, Function), Applications (Designing, Testing, Repairing), End Users (Telecommunication, Electronics Manufacturing, Industrial) And Technology (WCDMA, GSM, LTE) - 2013-2018” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/signal ...
    June 11, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Traffic signal to be turned off for road work
    The flashing, yellow traffic signal on U.S. 278 in front of the Bluffton Township Fire District building at 357 Fording Island Road, next to St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, will be turned off from 1 to 4 p.m. today.
    June 11, 2013 - Island Packet
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in BBC News
    Now this legislation moves to the Senate, and I look forward to receiving a final product that will serve as a strong signal to the executives who run these firms that such compensation will not be tolerated,Mr Obama said.
  • President Bush in AHN
    I view this report as a warning signal that they had the program and they halted the program. The reason it's a warning sign is because they could restart it,Bush said.
  • Elizabeth II in FOXNews
    In my lifetime, the United Nations has moved from being a high-minded aspiration to being a real force for common good,Elizabeth told diplomats from the 192 UN member states. "That of itself has been a signal achievement."

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