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Signal
  • (a.) Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence.
  • (a.) Of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.
  • (n.) A sign made for the purpose of giving notice to a person of some occurence, command, or danger; also, a sign, event, or watchword, which has been agreed upon as the occasion of concerted action.
  • (n.) A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.
  • (v. t.) To communicate by signals; as, to signal orders.
  • (v. t.) To notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor.

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)


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