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Definition of Signature

Signature
Signature Sig"na*ture, n. [F. (cf. It. signatura, segnatura, Sp. & LL. signatura), from L. signare, signatum. See Sign, v. t.] 1. A sign, stamp, or mark impressed, as by a seal. The brain, being well furnished with various traces, signatures, and images. --I. Watts. The natural and indelible signature of God, which human souls . . . are supposed to be stamped with. --Bentley. 2. Especially, the name of any person, written with his own hand, employed to signify that the writing which precedes accords with his wishes or intentions; a sign manual; an autograph. 3. (Physiol.) An outward mark by which internal characteristics were supposed to be indicated. Some plants bear a very evident signature of their nature and use. --Dr. H. More. 4. (Old Med.) A resemblance between the external characters of a disease and those of some physical agent, for instance, that existing between the red skin of scarlet fever and a red cloth; -- supposed to indicate this agent in the treatment of the disease. 5. (Mus.) The designation of the key (when not C major, or its relative, A minor) by means of one or more sharps or flats at the beginning of the staff, immediately after the clef, affecting all notes of the same letter throughout the piece or movement. Each minor key has the same signature as its relative major. 6. (Print.) (a) A letter or figure placed at the bottom of the first page of each sheet of a book or pamphlet, as a direction to the binder in arranging and folding the sheets. (b) The printed sheet so marked, or the form from which it is printed; as, to reprint one or more signatures. Note: Star signatures (as A*, 1*) are the same characters, with the addition of asterisks, used on the first pages of offcuts, as in 12mo sheets. 7. (Pharm.) That part of a prescription which contains the directions to the patient. It is usually prefaced by S or Sig. (an abbreviation for the Latin signa, imperative of signare to sign or mark).
Signature
Signature Sig"na*ture, v. t. To mark with, or as with, a signature or signatures.

Meaning of Signature from wikipedia

- A signature (/ˈsɪɡnətʃər/; from Latin: signare, "to sign") is a handwritten (and often stylized) depiction of someone's name, nickname, or even a simple...
- The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation...
- A digital signature is a mathematical scheme for verifying the authenticity of digital messages or do****ents. A valid digital signature, where the prerequisites...
- notation, a key signature is a set of sharp (♯), flat (♭), and rarely, natural (♮) symbols placed together on the staff. Key signatures are generally written...
- An electronic signature, or e-signature, refers to data in electronic form, which is logically ****ociated with other data in electronic form and which...
- brand American Signature. American Signature Furniture and Value City Furniture sell residential furniture manufactured by American Signature, Inc., as well...
- Signature is a French auto racing team that competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The team won the FIA European Formula Three Cup in 1999...
- Signature forgery refers to the act of falsely replicating the signature of another person. Several different methods can be used to forge signatures...
- ABC Signature is an American television production studio under the Disney Television Studios unit of Walt Disney Television that was named in 2020 (both...
- A signature crime is a crime which exhibits characteristics idiosyncratic to specific criminals, known as signature aspects, signature behaviours or signature...
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