signal


signal
I
n.
sign
message

1) to flash, give, send a signal

2) a clear, unmistakable signal

3) a smoke signal (Indians used to send up smoke signals)

4) a turn signal (AE; BE has traffic indicator)

5) (AE) a traffic signal

6) a storm signal

7) a signal from; to

8) a signal to + inf. (the signal to attack)

9) a signal that + clause (the troops received the signal that the attack was to begin)

10) at, on a signal (the raid began at a given signal)

11) (misc.) (Am. football) to call the signals (also fig.)

electrical impulses

12) a radar; shortwave signal

II
v.

1) to signal wildly

2) (B) they signaled their position to us

3) (d; intr.) to signal for (to signal for help)

4) (H) he signaled us to come closer

5) (L; to; may have an object) the radio operator signaled (to us)/signaled (us) that the ship was in distress

6) (misc.) she signaled for us to come closer

* * *
['sɪgn(ə)l]
send a signal
shortwave signal
to
unmistakable signal
on a signal (the raid began at a given signal)
(AE) a traffic signal
(B) they signaled their position to us
(H) he signaled us to come closer
(L; to; may have an object) the radio operator signaled (to us) / signaled (us) that the ship was in distress
(misc.) she signaled for us to come closer
['sign'] ['message'] to flash
a clear
a radar
a storm signal
a signal from
at
to signal wildly
(misc.) (Am. football) to call the signals ('electrical impulses'; also fig.)
a turn signal (AE;BE has traffic indicator)
a smoke signal (Indians used to send up smoke signals)
a signal that + clause (the troops received the signal that the attack was to begin)
a signal to + inf. (the signal to attack)
(d; intr.) to signal for (to signal for help)

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