Definition of Signal. Meaning of Signal. Synonyms of Signal

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Definition of Signal

Signal
Signal Sig"nal, n. [F., fr. LL. signale, fr. L. signum. See Sign, n.] 1. 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. All obeyed The wonted signal and superior voice Of this great potentate. --Milton. 2. A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign. The weary sun . . . Gives signal of a goodly day to-morrow. --Shak. There was not the least signal of the calamity to be seen. --De Foc.
Signal
Signal Sig"nal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Signaled or Signalled; p. pr. & vb. n. Signaling or Signalling.] 1. To communicate by signals; as, to signal orders. 2. To notify by a signals; to make a signal or signals to; as, to signal a fleet to anchor. --M. Arnold.

Meaning of Signal from wikipedia

- In signal processing, a signal is a function that conveys information about a phenomenon. In electronics and telecommunications, it refers to any time...
- The Wow! signal was a strong narrowband radio signal received on August 15, 1977, by Ohio State University's Big Ear radio telescope in the United States...
- In the context of digital signal processing (DSP), a digital signal is a discrete-time signal for which not only the time but also the amplitude has discrete...
- The Signal may refer to: The Signal, California State University, Stanislaus's independent, student-run newspaper The Signal (college newspaper), Georgia...
- Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service developed by the Signal Foundation and Signal Messenger LLC. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one...
- Signals are a limited form of inter-process communication (IPC), typically used in Unix, Unix-like, and other POSIX-compliant operating systems. A signal...
- An analog signal is any continuous signal for which the time-varying feature (variable) of the signal is a representation of some other time varying quantity...
- Signal processing is an electrical engineering subfield that focuses on analysing, modifying and synthesizing signals such as sound, images and biological...
- A digital signal is a signal that is being used to represent data as a sequence of discrete values; at any given time it can only take on one of a finite...
- Signal to Noise may refer to: Signal-to-noise ratio, a measure used in science and engineering to quantify how much a signal has been corrupted by noise...
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