Definitions and translations for "signal"

Definition of signal

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Noun
1. A sign made to give notice of some occurrence, command, or danger, or to indicate the start of a concerted action.
2. An on-off light, semaphore, or other device used to give an indication to another person.
3. (of a radio, TV, telephone, internet, etc) An electrical or electromagnetic action, normally a voltage that is a function of time that conveys the information of the radio or TV program or of communication with another party.
My mobile phone can't get a signal in the railway station.
4. A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.
5. Useful information, as opposed to noise.
6. A simple interprocess communication used to notify a process or thread of an occurrence.
Verb
7. To indicate.
Adjective
8. Standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement.
A signal exploit; a signal service; a signal act of benevolence
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English - English - signal

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adj. out of the ordinary, notable
n. gesture which communicates something; cue, sign which initiates a certain action; conveying of information through the modulation of an electronic wave (Electronics); current or wave that is transmitted or received (Electronics)
v. communicate through the use of signals; indicate, gesture, beckon

English - Spanish - signal

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adj. fuera de lo común, notable
s. señal, indicación, síntoma
v. hacer señales, hacer señas, señalar, señalizar

English - French - signal

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adj. signalé; éclatant, remarquable; insigne; notoire
n. signal, signe; allusion; voyant
v. donner le signal; signaler, indiquer, avertir; transmettre

English - German - signal

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adj. außergewöhnlich, bemerkenswert
n. Zeichen, Buchstabe, Hinweis; Signalisierung; Vokalzeichen
v. kennzeichnen, signalisieren, Buchstabe geben

English - Indonesian - signal

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n. isyarat, sinyal, semboyan, tanda
v. memberi isyarat, mengirimkan, memanggil
a. luar biasa, istimewa, gemilang

English - Italian - signal

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agg. cospicuo, notevole
s. segnale; (fig) spunto, occasione, motivo; segno, avvertimento, avviso; segnalatore; (Strad) semaforo, segnale semaforico
v. fare segno a, fare un segnale a, accennare a; segnalare, trasmettere, comunicare

English - Polish - signal

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n. sygnał, znak, wskaźnik, hasło, jeździec
v. sygnalizować, zasygnalizować, przywołać, przywoływać
a. doskonały, znakomity, niezwykły, walny, sygnałowy

English - Portuguese - signal

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adj. fora de série, extraordinário, notável
s. sinal; pista; sinalização
v. sinalizar, avisar, indicar

English - Romanian - signal

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n. semn, semnal, signal
v. da un semnal, face semnale, semnaliza, semnala
a. însemnat

English - Russian - signal

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прил. замечательный, выдающийся, сигнальный
с. сигнал, знак, связь, войска связи, сигнальное устройство
г. давать сигнал, сигнализировать

English - Turkish - signal

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f. sinyâl vermek, işaret etmek, işaretle bildirmek, bildirmek
i. sinyâl, işaret, uyarı işareti, muhabere
s. göze çarpan, dikkat çekici, sinyâl, işaret, muhabere

English - Ukrainian - signal

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n. сигнал, знак, зв'язок: війська зв'язку
v. сигналізувати, сигналити
a. блискучий, видатний, сигнальний

French - English - signal

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(m) n. signal, sign, indication; cue

German - English - signal

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v. communicate through the use of signals; indicate, gesture, beckon

Romanian - English - signal

n. signal, whistle

English - Dutch - signal

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bn. buitengewoon
zn. teken; voorteken; signaal
ww. teken geven; voortekenen; signaleren

English - Greek - signal

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επίθ. αξιοσημείωτος, εξαίρετος
ουσ. σημείο, σύνθημα, σινιάλο
ρήμ. κάνω σημείο, συνενοούμαι με σύνθημα, νεύω

French - Spanish - signal

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1. (avertissement) señal (f)
2. (communication) señal (f); seña (f)
3. (chemins de fer) señal (f)

German - Spanish - signal

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n. señal (f), semáforo (m), toque (m)

French - German - signal

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n. pfeifton, signal, warnzeichen, klopfzeichen, pfeifsignal

French - Italian - signal

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1. (avertissement) segnale (m)
2. (communication) segnale (m); segno (m)
3. (chemins de fer) semaforo (m)

French - Portuguese - signal

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1. (avertissement) sinal (m)
2. (communication) sinal (m); gesto (m)
3. (chemins de fer) sinal (m)

French - Russian - signal

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n. знак (m), сигнал (m)

French - Turkish - signal

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[le] im, işaret; sinyal

German - French - signal

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n. signal (m)

German - Italian - signal

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n. segnalazione (f), segnale (m)

German - Russian - signal

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n. сигнал (n), знак (n), семафор (n)

German - Turkish - signal

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i. işaret (n)

French - Dutch - signal

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1. (avertissement) signaal (n)
2. (communication) teken (n); signaal (n)
3. (chemins de fer) verkeerslicht (n)

German - Dutch - signal

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sein ,signaal

English - Arabic - signal

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‏إشارة، مؤشر، لافتة، إشارة خطر، إشارات المرور‏
‏أشر، ومأ‏
‏بارز، رائع، إشاري‏

English - Chinese - signal

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(名) 信号; 信号器; 暗号; 交通指示灯
(动) 向...作信号, 用信号通知, 标志; 发信号, 打信号

English - Chinese - signal

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(名) 信號; 信號器; 暗號; 交通指示燈
(動) 向...作信號, 用信號通知, 標誌; 發信號, 打信號

English - Hindi - signal

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n. संकेत, चिह्न, इशारा
v. इशारा करना, संकेत करना, सिगनल देना
a. चिह्न का

English - Japanese - signal

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(動) 合図する; 信号を送る
(名) 信号; 信号機; 合図

English - Korean - signal

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형. 신호의, 현전한
명. 신호, 통신 신호; 계기, 징조; 전자파를 통한 정보의 전달 (전자학); 전송파, 수신파 (전자학)
동. 신호를 보내다, 신호로 알리다, 신호를 통해 통신하다; 나타내다, 신호하다, 알리다

English - Vietnamese - signal

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n. dấu hiệu, tín hiệu, ám hiệu

German - Chinese - signal

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[das] pl.Signale 信号。
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Synonyms for signal
1. sign: motion, gesture, wave, flag, flare, beacon
2. striking: outstanding, arresting
3. motion: gesture, sign, wave, flag, beacon, omen
Verb forms for signal
Present participle: signal(l)ing
Present: signal (3.person: signals)
Past: signal(l)ed
Future: will signal
Present conditional: would signal
Present Perfect: have signal(l)ed (3.person: has signal(l)ed)
Past Perfect: had signal(l)ed
Future Perfect: will have signal(l)ed
Past conditional: would have signal(l)ed