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Adjective
Worthy of being remarked or noticed
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“You can understand why I would have assumed it was Jeffrey Hudson, but all this is a signal lesson as to why you shouldn't jump to such obvious conclusions and look for alternative explanations.”
Adjective
Being the only one of its kind
Noun
A gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions, typically by prearrangement between the parties concerned
“Several days later, spotting the crow's nest of the ship over the headland of Cape Evans, they lit a fire as a signal for the ship to steam back and pick them up.”
Noun
An indication of a situation
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“Education Leeds assistant chief executive Roland Absalom said it was a clear signal that the situation was improving.”
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An event or statement that provides the impulse for an occurrence
“When Sheffield saw a player dismissed for two yellow card offences it was the signal for Vale to press forward again.”
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An object intended to give public notice or warning
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A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
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A thing that indicates the state or level of something
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A person or thing viewed as a sign that something is about to happen
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A warning or call to pay attention
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Traffic signal
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Alarm warning of fire
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Tattoo or call
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An approach or proposal made to someone with the aim of opening negotiations or establishing a relationship
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An anchored float serving as a navigation mark, to show reefs or other hazards, or for mooring
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A word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information
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Sound from electronic device
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A star used as a navigation reference, particularly a pole star such as Polaris
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A sign for the control of traffic or the information of drivers
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Lights out
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A calculation or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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A message transmitted by telegraph
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The sound of a buzzer or telephone
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An object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location
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A pulse of electrical energy; a brief current
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Reception or clarity
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A cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
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A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
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A word or phrase expressing a person's or group's core aim or belief
Verb
To direct or notify by a movement or gesture
“It's as if we are waiting for a starting gun to signal us to go.”
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To indicate the existence or occurrence of (something) by actions or sounds
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“In the third frame, the two clubs combined for four goals before the horn sounded to signal the end of the game.”
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To indicate
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“The siren signalled the end of play.”
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To direct or notify by a movement or gesture
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Make sharp, shrill sound
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To announce the arrival of something
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Bleep or alert
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Call to, yell for
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To make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates
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To say something as advice or to provide information
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To make known openly or publicly
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To bring together in assembly by or as if by command
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To rapidly open and close one's eyes
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