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

- A signal as referred to in communication systems, signal processing, and electrical engineering is a function that "conveys information about the behavior...
- Signal-to-noise ratio (abbreviated SNR or S/N) is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of...
- Signal processing concerns the analysis, synthesis, and modification of signals, which are broadly defined as functions conveying, "information about...
- The Signal may refer to: The Signal, California State University, Stanislaus's independent, student-run newspaper The Signal (college newspaper), Georgia...
- No Signal! was a British comedy sketch-show that aired on a w****ly basis from 5 February to 9 April 2009 on FX. The show's humor was based almost entirely...
- 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...
- 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...
- Signals are a limited form of inter-process communication (IPC), typically used in Unix, Unix-like, and other POSIX-compliant operating systems. A signal...
- A thumb signal, usually described as a thumbs-up or thumbs-down, is a common hand gesture achieved by a closed fist held with the thumb extended upward...
- Signal transduction is the process by which a chemical or physical signal is transmitted through a cell as a series of molecular events, most commonly...