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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
signature

Plural
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signature ({{{1}}})
  1. A person’s autograph name.
  2. The act of signing one's name.
  3. (medicine) That part of a doctor’s prescription containing directions for the patient.
  4. (music) Signs on the stave indicating key and tempo
  5. (printing) A group of four (or a multiple of four) pages printed such that, when folded, become a section of a book
  6. (computing) A pattern used for matching the identity of a virus, the parameter types of a method, etc.
  7. (cryptography) Data attached to a message that guarantees that the message originated from its claimed source.
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Adjective

signature (not comparable)

Positive
signature

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. distinctive, characteristic indicative of identity
    • Rabbit in mustard sauce is my signature dish.
    • The signature route of the airline is its daily flight between Buenos Aires and Madrid.
    • 2005: CBS News website, Paul Winchell Dead At Age 82, read at [1] on 14 May 2006 - The inspiration for Tigger’s signature phrase: TTFN, ta-ta for now.

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