Signage Signal-to-noise

Signal

Meanings and phrases

signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. notably out of the ordinary

signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; signaling; sign
  2. any incitement to action
  3. an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes

signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs; sign; signalize; signalise
  2. be a signal for or a symptom of; bespeak; betoken; indicate; point

background signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; background

distress signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an internationally recognized signal sent out by a ship or plane indicating that help is needed; distress call
E.g.
  • "See Mayday (distress signal) for a more detailed explanation."
  • The film takes its title from the morse code distress signal S.O.S..
  • Flare guns may be used whenever someone needs to send a distress signal.

electronic signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal generated by electronic means

input signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. signal going into an electronic system; input
E.g.
  • The input signal to an LTI system can be expressed as a function, formula_52.
  • The input signal is coupled through capacitor C1 to the base of transistor Q1.
  • A 'non-inverting' amplifier maintains the phase of the input signal waveforms.

nautical signal flag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of an international code of flag signals used between ships; code flag

output signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. signal that comes out of an electronic system; output
E.g.
  • If an amplifier's gain is not linear, the output signal can become distorted.
  • That is, they provide constant gain for any normal input level and output signal.
  • An ideal multiplicative mixer produces an output signal equal to the product of the two input signals.

radio signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a radio wave used to transmit and receive messages
E.g.
  • Receiver performance is a problem in congested radio signal and urban areas.
  • Two days later, it sent a radio signal that it was safe and was proceeding as normal.
  • His radio signal was picked up and DFed by Royal Navy land stations and reported to Walker.

radiotelegraphic signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal transmitted by telegraphy; telegraphic signal

signal box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains; signal tower
E.g.
  • The signal box was demolished in the late 1960s.
  • A new signal box was commissioned on 26 September 1989.
  • The signal box is in the immediate vicinity.

signal caller

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (football) the person who plays quarterback; quarterback; field general
  2. (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team; quarterback; field general

signal detection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the detection that a signal is being received; detection

signal fire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fire set as a signal; signal light

signal flag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device; flag

signal level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the amplitude level of the desired signal

signal light

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fire set as a signal; signal fire

signal tower

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains; signal box

starting signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal to begin (as in a race); start

storm signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal announcing the approach of a storm (particularly a storm of marked violence)

telegraphic signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal transmitted by telegraphy; radiotelegraphic signal

time signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal (especially electronic or by radio) indicating the precisely correct time
E.g.
  • Western Union's time service distributed the time signal via its telegraph lines.
  • Germany Watches tune to the 77.5 kHz low frequency time signal radio station DCF77 at Mainflingen.
  • The time signal indicated is at the instant of execution or commencement of hauling down of the shape.

traffic signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections; traffic light; stoplight
E.g.
  • Garrett A. Morgan developed the first automatic traffic signal and gas mask.
  • MD 200 then turns gradually to the southeast and ends at a traffic signal at US 1 (Baltimore Avenue) in Beltsville.
  • I-395 currently terminates in Washington, D.C., at a traffic signal at U.S. Route 50, which is New York Avenue, near Mount Vernon Square.

turn signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn; blinker; turn indicator; trafficator

visual signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal that involves visual communication

wake-up signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (military) signal to wake up; reveille

warning signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger; alarm; alert; alarum

digital signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It broadcasts its digital signal on UHF channel 31.
  • sampling rate and digital signal processing).
  • The station's digital signal remained on VHF channel 7.

signal processing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • sampling rate and digital signal processing).
  • Yet another field related to computer vision is signal processing.
  • That is a cornerstone in the foundation of digital signal processing.

analog signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In October 2018, Net 25 shut down its analog signal.
  • As of September 12, 2019, SBN closed down its analog signal.
  • WMWC never signed on an analog signal prior to June 12, 2009.

signal transduction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Addition of FK1012 to the cells caused signal transduction.
  • This will lead to the activation of signal transduction pathways in the cell.
  • Receptor redistribution and clustering are key steps in many signal transduction pathways.

signal is multiplexed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stations' digital signal is multiplexed:
  • The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

audio signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The audio signal is split into two paths at the input to the encoder.
  • Audio effects are systems designed to alter how an audio signal sounds.
  • The means of detection of the audio signal is by a 4.5 MHz trap coil/transformer.

signal boxes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Separate signal boxes were maintained until 1928.
  • Bedburg had two signal boxes ("Bnf" and "Bsf").
  • The two companies maintained separate signal boxes and staff.

signal strength

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Devices with a cellular radio also show the signal strength on said taskbar.
  • "Modulation", in general electronics, means the altering of signal strength.
  • The effect can increase the received signal strength to above that of noise jamming.

signal remained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The station's digital signal remained on VHF channel 7.
  • The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition VHF channel 7.
  • The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 44.

digital signal remained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The station's digital signal remained on VHF channel 7.
  • The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition VHF channel 7.
  • The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 44.

video signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It simply uses a diode to detect the video signal.
  • A demodulator recovers the video signal.
  • This connection can also be genlocked to an external video signal.
E.g.
  • sampling rate and digital signal processing).
  • That is a cornerstone in the foundation of digital signal processing.
  • This article will discuss analog circuits used before digital signal processing.

electrical signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The record of the electrical signal is called an electrocardiogram.
  • The resultant electrical signal can then be electronically amplified.
  • For example, a clock signal is subject to the delays of any other electrical signal.

fog signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A fog signal was installed about a month later.
  • A steam-powered Daboll trumpet served as the fog signal.
  • The light was also mounted on top of the fog signal building.

received signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ranjani Chowk in Darbesha only received signal which was extremely low.
  • The received signal was displayed on a CR tube with a circular time base.
  • The effect can increase the received signal strength to above that of noise jamming.

main signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition to its main signal, WSPA operates a network of 13 translators throughout the mountainous areas of North Carolina.
  • That move allowed them to simulcast KUFX's programming on the 102.1 MHz frequency, as KUFX's main signal on 98.5 only provides grade B coverage of San Francisco.
  • 1.6 km) between distant signal and main signal, it allowed trains to run at with relatively moderate infrastructure investments, compared to other countries in Europe.

signal station

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The signal station remained in operation until 1951.
  • It was the site of a Roman signal station.
  • The Nunnery in Alderney, was a 5th-century Roman signal station fort.

signal peptide

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first 45 amino acids serve as a signal peptide cleavage site .
  • There is no presence of a signal peptide or any transmembrane domains.
  • The protein also appears to have a cleavable signal peptide from Met1 to Pro18.

original signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The original signal box also remains, now converted into a storage shed.
  • Such images can be made while maintaining the full integrity of the original signal, which is not modified in any way.
  • If "m" > 1 then overmodulation occurs and reconstruction of message signal from the transmitted signal would lead in loss of original signal.

clock signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The register was clocked by the clock signal of the system it was running on.
  • For example, a clock signal is subject to the delays of any other electrical signal.
  • The process of extracting the clock signal from the data stream is where jitter is introduced.

broadcast signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During daytime operations, only the center tower emitted the broadcast signal.
  • This menu is internal to the personal video recorder and does not correspond to a broadcast signal.
  • The definition of “distant market” was thirty miles from the location where the broadcast signal originated.
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