Sigmoidoscopy Sign-language

Sign

Meanings and phrases

sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. used of the language of the deaf; gestural; signed; sign-language

sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); mark
  2. a public display of a message
  3. any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; signal; signaling
  4. structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; signboard
  5. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided; sign of the zodiac; star sign; mansion; house; planetary house
  6. an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; augury; foretoken; preindication
  7. having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges); polarity
  8. (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
  9. a gesture that is part of a sign language
  10. a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified; --de Saussure
  11. a character indicating a relation between quantities

sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); subscribe
  2. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; ratify
  3. be engaged by a written agreement
  4. engage by written agreement; contract; sign on; sign up
  5. communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs; signal; signalize; signalise
  6. make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate; bless
  7. place signs, as along a road
  8. communicate in sign language

American sign language

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sign language used in the United States; ASL

Babinski sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons; Babinski; Babinski reflex

Jacquemier 's sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy

Kernig 's sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. symptom of meningitis; patient cannot extend the leg at the knee when the thigh is flexed because of stiffness in the hamstrings

Raynaud 's sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion; acrocyanosis

V sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign (for victory); making a V with the index and middle fingers

dollar sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a symbol of commercialism or greed; dollar; dollar mark
  2. a mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars; dollar mark

equal sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal

high sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a silent signal of warning or recognition

minus sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign indicating the operation of subtraction
E.g.
  • For representing a negative number, a minus sign is placed before .
  • Similarly, some minor products can be placed below the arrow, often with a minus sign.
  • The minus sign accounts for the tendency of the force to act in opposition to the applied load.

percent sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100; percentage sign

percentage sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100; percent sign

plus sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign indicating the operation of addition

pound sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain); pound

radical sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign indicating the extraction of a root

sign away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. formally assign ownership of; sign over

sign in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. announce one's arrival, e.g. at hotels or airports; check in

sign industry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an industry that produces signs

sign language

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. language expressed by visible hand gestures; signing
E.g.
  • With sign language deaf kids can do anything.”
  • Aphasia also affects visual language such as sign language.
  • Gesture is distinct from sign language.

sign manual

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the signature of a sovereign on an official document

sign of the cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gesture with the right hand moving to form a cross; used by Catholics as a profession of faith

sign of the zodiac

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided; star sign; sign; mansion; house; planetary house

sign off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cease broadcasting; get off the air; as of radio stations
E.g.
  • The host returns at the end of the programme to sign off.
  • Tina told her daughter to sign off, and went to the orthodontist.
  • On July 14, 2009, CBS Radio announced that WBCN would sign off the 104.1 MHz frequency.

sign on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. engage by written agreement; sign; contract; sign up

sign over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. formally assign ownership of; sign away

sign painter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who paints signs and billboards etc.

sign up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. engage by written agreement; sign; contract; sign on
  2. join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate,
E.g.
  • Each team can sign up to three foreign players.
  • It will be months before he can sign up for another class.
  • Martin decided to sign up for this effort instead of China.

star sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided; sign of the zodiac; sign; mansion; house; planetary house

street sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sign visible from the street

vital sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition

call sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "JZ" in the call sign referred to New Jersey.
  • Shortly after, WGMR switched its call sign to WFGE.
  • It changed the call sign to WHSK on July 3, 2019.

not sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Clubs also cannot sign any foreign goalkeepers.
  • However, he did not sign a contract with them.
  • He did not sign the form on this occasion.

did not sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, he did not sign a contract with them.
  • He did not sign the form on this occasion.
  • The United States did not sign the Berne Convention until 1989.

no sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hours passed and still there was no sign of Brooke.
  • Additionally, there was no sign of forced entry.
  • They find a bunch of dead men but no sign of a woman.

refused to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1989, India refused to sign the ILO Convention 169.
  • They refused to sign the Treaty of La Pointe.
  • Brooke refused to sign an affidavit of his intention to enroll at Tulane.

sign a contract

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He would sign a contract without even reading it."
  • However, he did not sign a contract with them.
  • I'm in Germany right now, how could I sign a contract?"

agreed to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Governments agreed to sign a free trade agreement.
  • He agreed to sign for Inverness Caledonian Thistle in July.
  • On 23 July 2007 Lara agreed to sign for the Indian Cricket League.

sign was changed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The call sign was changed to KVBH on April 16, 2019.
  • On March 19, 2018, its call sign was changed to WLSF.
  • The call sign was changed on January 12, 2007 to WASA-LP.

first sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In many cases, the first sign is a heart attack.
  • The first sign is occasionally a heart attack.
  • This was the first sign of the holiness of this martyr.

not to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Normal procedure would have been not to sign the approval document.
  • However, at the end of the trial, the club decided not to sign him.
  • However, he chose not to sign.

sign languages

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Different sign languages use different types of movement.
  • This alphabet is used in the BANZSL group of sign languages.
  • Different sign languages can make use of different locations.

sign an agreement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To be able to accept payment with BankAxept cards, the merchant must sign an agreement directly with BankAxept AS.
  • After much hard work and tremendous effort, Hushi convinced the port workers to sign an agreement with the Histadrut.
  • The studio required critics attending press screenings to sign an agreement that none of their reviews would appear in print before the film opened.

forced to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After this, he was forced to sign a cease fire agreement.
  • On 10 August 1919, the Armenians were forced to sign a peace treaty.
  • Facing internal crisis and civil war, the Commonwealth was forced to sign a truce.

decided to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ultimately they decided to sign with Geffen Records.
  • Martin decided to sign up for this effort instead of China.
  • It was completed shortly after the band decided to sign with The Militia Group record label.

sign a letter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Spain is reportedly planning to join the program in the later stages and is expected to sign a letter of intent in early 2019.
  • Because of its historical values, The education minister of Gujarat sign a letter for showing the movie to children of Gujarat.
  • While Allen had verbally committed to Monmouth, he was still available for recruitment as he had yet to sign a letter of intent.

sign a new

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He went on to sign a new three-year deal in November 2004.
  • Kilkenny said in December that he was keen to sign a new contract with Leeds.
  • A few weeks later he left the team to sign a new contract at AC Omonia in Cyprus.

neon sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The building was notable for a neon sign on its facade.
  • It was visible from Piccadilly Circus also its neon sign high above the door.
  • Nevertheless, the Tucson Inn and its iconic neon sign survived the corridor's decline.

sign of respect

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The animal was then mummified as a sign of respect to the god.
  • Colonel Francis, in a sign of respect from his opponents, was buried with the Brunswick dead.
  • Church members frequently refer to a former bishop as "Bishop" as a sign of respect and affection.

able to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Despite these controversies, he was still able to sign with LSU to play football.
  • Significantly, Seedcamp was able to sign up 21 European investors agree on a standard term sheet for startups.
  • Through his YouTube channel, he was able to sign with a management company and eventually signed with Weinstein Media.

required to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Participants are then required to sign a consent form informing them of any possible danger.
  • Stations were no longer required to sign transmission contracts with the government owned transmission operator, the IBA.
  • Despite the museum's nonsectarian stance, members of the museum's board of directors are required to sign a "faith statement".

stop sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • West, who had run a stop sign, also died in the same accident.
  • It's a short exit with a hard right turn leading to a stop sign.
  • Investigators say Linn missed a stop sign and hit an oncoming vehicle.

wanted to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Future Brown wanted to sign with Warp because of the album's big production budget.
  • Two days later they called and said they liked "No Longer" and wanted to sign the band.
  • A lot of clubs wanted to sign Samy after the season ended, including Al Ahly, Ismaily and Misr Lel Makkasa.

sign reading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A sign reading "A Warning.
  • Upon landing, they discovered a trail and a sign reading "Three miles to Cape Beale".
  • Subsequently, Inna and the man arrive in a desert and hitch a ride by holding a sign reading "Anywhere".

chose to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He chose to sign with the 76ers.
  • On May 21, 2012, Park officially chose to sign with JYP Entertainment.
  • Eventually, he chose to sign for Partizan in 1972, and remained in the first team until 1983.

union to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Participation required the administration, the school board and the local teachers' union to sign an agreement to prioritize improving student academic success.

opted to sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Pistons opted to sign Dove over Sullivan.
  • After this performance, he opted to sign for Azul Claro Numazu.
  • However, on July 3, 2018, Harris opted to sign a professional deal with Swope Park.

sign a treaty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He refused to sign a treaty between the Seminole and the Confederate States of America.
  • He was forced to sign a treaty of protection, and with other Ashanti leaders was sent into exile in the Seychelles.
  • Spain and France would soon sign a treaty and declare war and attempt to invade Portugal, starting the War of the Oranges.

road sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • identified by road markings) rather than one which is identified by a road sign.
  • The road sign for a state route has a blue background and the route's designation in white.
  • Road signs in Mongolia Road signs in Mongolia are similar to the Russian road sign system.
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