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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old French signal.

Noun

Singular
signal

Plural
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signal ({{{1}}})
  1. An indication given to another person.
  2. An on-off light, semaphore, or other device used to give an indication to another person.
  3. (of a radio, TV, telephone, internet, etc) An electrical or electromagnetic action, normally a voltage that is a function of time that conveys the information of the radio or TV program or of communication with another party.
    I cannot get a signal.
  4. Useful information.

Antonyms

  • (useful information): noise

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Verb

Infinitive
to signal

Third person singular
signals

Simple past
signalled (UK) or signaled (US)

Past participle
-

Present participle
signalling (UK) or signaling (US)

to signal (third-person singular simple present signals, present participle signalling (UK) or signaling (US), simple past and past participle signalled (UK) or signaled (US))
  1. To indicate.

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French

Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin signale, from Late Latin signalis.

Pronunciation

Noun

signal m. (plural signaux)

  1. signal

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